USCIS, Nov. 13, 2020
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today plans to implement a revised version of the naturalization civics test. The agency first announced plans to revise the civics test in July 2019 .
USCIS revised the...
FWD.US, Oct. 28, 2020
Immigrants Serving in the Military Have Earned Their Citizenship - Their Path to Naturalization Should Be Clear
President-elect Biden and Congress can restore a fair path to citizenship for immigrants who serve
The Non-Controversy Over Birthright Citizenship: Defending the Original Understanding of Jus Soli Citizenship
By Margaret Stock* and Nahal Kazemi**
November 2, 2020
This article aims to examine and refute arguments against the widely understood...
USCIS, Sept. 18, 2020
"On Sept. 18, we updated our policy guidance concerning residency requirements under section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to comply with the requirements of the recently enacted Citizenship for Children...
Another giant in our professional forest has fallen. Among other things, Bob will be remembered for his mastery of the laws of citizenship by acquisition.
Here is a link to a 2010 interview with Bob, and here is a link to a biography by his family....
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...
H.R.4803 - Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act
03/26/2020 Signed by President
"This bill establishes that a foreign-born child of a U.S. citizen member of the Armed Forces or government employee may automatically...
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...
Fitisemanu v. US
"Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment, (ECF No. 30) is GRANTED.
a. Persons born in American Samoa are citizens of the United States by virtue of the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. 8 U.S.C. § 1408...
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...