ILRC, Boundless Immigration, Oct. 15, 2020
"The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and Boundless Immigration announced today the release of a new special report entitled “ Denying the Right to Vote: Politicization of the Naturalization...
Samma v. DOD
"The United States has a long history of allowing noncitizens to serve in its military and providing those who serve with an expedited path to citizenship. But in recent years, despite its need for noncitizen enlistees to fill its...
NILA, NWIRP, June 11, 2020
"Applicants for U.S. citizenship who could not take the oath of allegiance to complete the last step of the citizenship process for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania...
USCIS, Apr. 24, 2020
"U.S. citizenship confers important rights and responsibilities. In recognition of this, Congress provided a specific ground of inadmissibility to address when an alien falsely claims to be a U.S. citizen for any purpose or...
ILRC, Apr. 7, 2020
"The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice are ramping up efforts to investigate U.S. citizens and pursue denaturalization cases. This will result in many U.S. citizens being denaturalized and losing their...
USCIS, Feb. 26, 2020
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address naturalization applicants’ absences from the United States of more than 6 months but less than 1 year...
Park v. Barr
"We ... hold that Park, as a B-2 nonimmigrant whose lawful status had lapsed, was precluded from establishing lawful domicile in California by operation of federal law. Her divorce and subsequent marriage were therefore valid under...
USCIS, Dec. 13, 2019
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on unlawful acts during the applicable statutory period that reflect adversely on moral character and may prevent an...
Putting Americans First: A Statistical Case for Encouraging Rather than Impeding and Devaluing US Citizenship, by Donald Kerwin and Robert Warren, Center for Migration Studies, Dec. 11, 2019
"This article examines the ability of immigrants to integrate...
Protect Democracy, Dec. 9, 2019
"On December 9, 2019, Judge Maxine Chesney of the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring USCIS from implementing changes that would limit access to citizenship for lawful...
Laura Snapes, The Guardian, Nov. 11, 2019
" Neil Young is facing a delay in his application for US citizenship after honestly answering a question about his marijuana use.
In a letter to fans posted on his website , the Canadian songwriter said...
USCCR, Sept. 12, 2019
"The Colorado Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released its report, Citizenship Delayed: Civil Rights and Voting Rights Implications of the Backlog in Citizenship and Naturalization Applications ....
Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), Sept. 12, 2019
"Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) , member of the House Armed Services Committee, along with Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-07) , and Salud Carbajal (CA...
USCIS, Aug. 28, 2019
SUBJECT: Defining “Residence” in Statutory Provisions Related to Citizenship
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address requirements...
Congressman Joe Neguse, May 29, 2019
"Representatives Joe Neguse (D-CO), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) are leading a bipartisan letter urging Attorney General Barr and Acting Secretary McAleenan to retract guidelines issued...