Tag Archives: Citizenship

She’s Mexican-Born and a New U.S. Citizen. But Can She Run for the Georgia House?

She has been fighting for that right since she was thrown off the ballot in May, first by an administrative law judge, then by the Georgia secretary of state, Brian Kemp. Her legal battle comes against the backdrop of a ...

Denaturalization, explained: how Trump can strip immigrants of their citizenship

Norma Borgono is a 63-year-old grandmother in Miami, scrambling to make ends meet while living with a rare kidney disease. The 28 years she’s spent in the US since arriving from Peru haven’t been easy or perfect: In 2011 ...

Why Was a Citizenship Question Put on the Census? ‘Bad Faith,’ a Judge Suggests

Now a federal lawsuit seeking to block the question has cast doubt on the department’s explanation and the veracity of the man who offered it, Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. And it has given the plaintiffs in the ...

Military personnel and relatives take citizenship oath on USS Midway Museum in San Diego

The Tuesday ceremony was one of about 175 events the agency planned across the country to naturalize more than 14,000 people around the Fourth of July. ...

U.S. Army Reportedly Discharging Immigrants Who Enlisted With Promises Of Citizenship

Attorneys representing at least 40 people recruited through a program meant to attract talented enlistees — those with special language or medical skills — say their clients have been discharged or had their military sta ...

Immigrants Take Oath at Monticello, Feeling the Weight of the Past

The sound heralded the pageantry that was moments away, when nearly 70 people would ascend the stairs of Thomas Jefferson’s mountaintop plantation in one of the country’s largest outdoor naturalization ceremonies. ...

There’s been a surge in citizenship application backlogs since Trump took office: report

The National Partnership for New Americans found that there has been an 87 percent increase in pending naturalization applications as of the end of 2017 compared to 2015 (when Barack Obama was president), according to a ...

Judge allows lawsuit against citizenship question on Census to go forward, NY AG says

Southern District of New York Judge Jesse Furman also granted Underwood's request for discovery, the statement said. ...

Justice Ginsburg Urges New Citizens to Make America Better

Justice Ginsburg told them that her own father arrived in this country at 13 with no fortune and no ability to speak English, and yet, she would soon be administering the oath of citizenship to them as a member of the hi ...

17 States Sue the Trump Administration Over Census Citizenship Question

Seventeen states, the District of Columbia, and six major cities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over the addition of a controversial new question about US citizenship to the 2020 census. This is the third major ...

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