Naturalization is the process in which a foreigner officially obtains U.S. citizenship and nationality by fulfilling the necessary legal requirements. Once the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, has approved your Application for Naturalization and your Form N-400, they will schedule you for your naturalization ceremony. Your naturalization … Continue reading What Should I Do After I’m Approved for Naturalization?
One of the biggest benefits of entering the U.S. immigration process if being able to obtain permanent residency through a green card. A common way that immigrants do this is by marrying a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. However, many people fraudulently marry U.S. residents in order to gain this … Continue reading How Can I Obtain a Green Card Through Marriage?
U.S. immigration laws contain many different rules and regulations, especially regarding the reasons behind deportation, or removal, from the country. There are several reasons why U.S. immigration authorities decide to deport an immigrant. If you or someone you know is a U.S. immigrant, it is crucial to know the reasons … Continue reading What Are the Different Reasons I May Be Legally Deported?
If you are an American resident who wishes to bring your foreign fiancé(e) to the United States, you will need to follow a certain process in order for your marriage to be legally valid. If you are eligible for the K-1 visa, then you and your fiancé will need to … Continue reading How Can I Acquire a K-1 Visa for My Fiancé(e)?
The United States prides itself on being an extremely diverse country where people from all over the world have started new and prosperous lives. Many times, people who have recently immigrated to this country will still have family members living in their country of origin who will want to visit. … Continue reading How to Help a Family Member Acquire a Visitor Visa
The state of California has always been a national hub for immigrants. It has a large coastline and also shares a border with Mexico, so the state has dealt with many immigration issues and specific laws over the years. For the new year of 2018, California has enacted three new … Continue reading New California State Immigration Laws for 2018
The Olympic games have been the biggest show of international sports for centuries. Whichever city holds the Summer Olympics every four years carries a noble responsibility for their country, and they are expected to represent their country by excelling in each Olympic sport. The United States hasn’t hosted the Summer … Continue reading How Did Trump’s Immigration Policy Affect Los Angeles’ Olympics Bid?
In Maslenjak v. United States, the Justices of the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the contention that the government could revoke the naturalization of an individual that made a minor misstatement at their naturalization interview or their N-400 application. The lawyer for the government argued that something as minor as failing to … Continue reading Power to Revoke US Citizenship Limited by Supreme Court
After lower courts repeatedly shot down Donald Trump’s travel ban for unfairly targeting Muslims from certain countries, the Supreme Court allowed a revised version as of Monday, June 26, 2016. The decision all but allows Trump to now boast a victory. The travel ban affects travelers from six countries that … Continue reading Trump’s Travel Ban: Who is Affected?
On May 1st, 2017, it was announced that Congress would again be dodging a “government shutdown” bullet by passing a federal spending bill known as the. Often referred to as an “omnibus bill” or a “stop gap” measure, this approach funds the federal government in full until individual annual agency … Continue reading Federal Spending Bill and Immigration