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Over eight million 'green card' holders may be eligible for citizenship

"[A]n estimated 12.6 million LPRs lived in the United States on January 1, 2010. 8.1 million of those LPRs were eligible to naturalize." - DHS, Oct. 2011 .

Lining Up the Planets: A Journey from EWI to LPR

[Ed. Note: Practitioners will want to read this in detail. Sad to say, few are the lawyers who would have had the vision and tenacity to achieve this outcome. Hats off to attorney Parsonage!] "...The Eighth Planet falls into place and the set is complete. The judge signs the order granting...

The Main Limitations of the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Final Rule

By Jordana L. Mosten The provisional unlawful presence waiver will help immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who must leave the country to apply for permanent residency, Jordana L. Mosten, a Skadden Fellow at Public Counsel in Los Angeles and an attorney in the Immigrants' Rights Project, writes...

CA1 OKs Maine's Withdrawal of Medical Benefits to LPRs Under PRWORA

"A federal appeals court has ruled that Maine did not run afoul of the Constitution by ending state-funded medical care for some legal aliens who are ineligible for Medicaid. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held Monday that the class action plaintiffs in Bruns v. Mayhew have not...