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Haiti, Belize, Samoa Removed from H-2 Visa List; Mongolia Added (Federal Register, Jan. 18, 2018)
Posted on 18 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Identification of Foreign Countries Whose Nationals Are Eligible To Participate in the H–2A and H–2B Nonimmigrant Worker Programs - "This notice is effective January 18, 2018, and shall be without effect after January 18, 2019." Read More

Tags: Haiti , belize , Mongolia , Samoa , H-2B , H-2A

No 14th Am. Birthright Citizenship for American Samoans: CADC
Posted on 5 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Appellants are individuals born in the United States territory of American Samoa. Statutorily deemed “non-citizen nationals” at birth, they argue the Fourteenth Amendment’s Citizenship Clause affords them citizenship by dint of... Read More

American Samoans Seek U.S. Citizenship in Court Battle
Posted on 16 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A landmark appeal in Washington DC could determine the future status of those born in US territories. Lene Tuaua from American Samoan leads four other plaintiffs in a case where they're arguing that being born on US soil, they are entitled to... Read More

Stateless Soviet Suffers in Samoan Sweatbox
Posted on 3 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Mikhail Sebastian’s trip to American Samoa redefines the term nightmare vacation. Instead of a five-day holiday to the lush, tropical US territory in the South Pacific, the 39-year-old has spent more than nine brutal months there caught in... Read More