Tag Archives: Citizenship

Deported Army veteran wins fight for US citizenship

Lawyers for Hector Barajas said the government informed them Thursday their client should attend a naturalization ceremony on April 13 in San Diego. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed the decision. ...

New York State Will Sue to Block Census Citizenship Question

New York state's attorney general said on Tuesday he will lead a multistate lawsuit to try to stop the federal government from asking people whether they are citizens in the 2020 Census, arguing the move will discourage ...

In Arlington, more donations to help immigrants afford citizenship fees

The new contributors added $7,175 to the scholarship fund, said Kurt Larrick, a spokesman for Arlington’s Department of Human Services, which is managing the scholarship effort that was described in The Washington Post l ...

Why Asking About Citizenship Could Make the Census Less Accurate

But the Justice Department’s request to return it to the 2020 census for all respondents has unsettled demographic experts as well as advocates of voting rights and immigrants, who say it could lead Hispanic people to av ...

Immigrants Anxiously Await Citizenship As Processing Times Nearly Double

A report notes that the backlog of naturalization applications has increased by more than 35 percent. ...

An Artistic Approach to Becoming a U.S. Citizen

A program by the New-York Historical Society uses art to help green card holders prepare for the naturalization test. Do you know enough to pass? ...

Myth: Immigrants’ Anchor Babies Keep Undocumented Families In the States

The current rant about anchor babies from the GOP primary campaign is loud, contentious and totally factless, but probably believed by a great many Americans -- believed because it is being constantly repeated without su ...

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