The Difficult Path to the American Dream: Immigrants are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain US citizenship

On a fall morning, Jonas Waldab arrived at the Paramount Theater in downtown Auckland, California. The landmark in the Art Deco style, built in the 1930's, resembles the golden age of Hollywood, with high ceilings and spiral staircases. Valdab, in an elegant dark suit, is dressed for a special occasion, like ...

How to prepare for the US citizenship test and interview: Immigration Advice

During a naturalization interview, a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Officer (USCIS) will ask you questions about your application and past. You will also take an exam in English and civil law. The English test consists of three components: reading, ...

US citizen suddenly threatened with deportation due to tricks of a relative

A New Yorker received US citizenship as a child, but suddenly faced with the deportation process, and his relatives want to be deprived of green cards. According to the family, this is a clear example of anti-Muslim bias, writes The Guardian. Asan Ulla's family was born in Bangladesh. They were adopted by an uncle ...

USCIS raises immigration prices: application for naturalization will almost double in price

US Presidential Administration Donald Trump is considering increasing the cost of applications for US citizenship. About this writes Fox Business. The fee for applying for US citizenship will increase to 1170 dollars - from 640 dollars. A number of others have been proposed ...

How to become US citizens: photo spread

The naturalization ceremony is the final step on a long and difficult path to US citizenship. On it, the future American swears allegiance to the country and receives a certificate with which he can issue a passport. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that in honor of ...

United States tightens birthright rules

According to the new leadership of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), children born to parents residing outside the United States will not be able to obtain automatic citizenship. A huge number of people come to America only to give birth to a child who becomes a US citizen. This…

States where immigrants most often receive US citizenship

If you were born in another country and became a lawful citizen of America - there is a high probability that you live in California, government statistics say. In 2017, more than 150 000 naturalized US citizens appeared in California, or almost twice as many as ...

Five typical reasons for rejecting an application for naturalization

US citizenship is perhaps the most important dream of most immigrants, to which many of them go for years. From 2014 to 2017, more than 2,3 million permanent residents of the United States naturalized as citizens of this country for a year. However, over the same period more than 224 ...

Under what circumstances can you lose the right to receive US citizenship

The United States of America is a country of law-abiding citizens. If you, as a permanent resident of the United States, committed a crime or were convicted of a crime in the United States of America, you may have serious problems. You may be expelled from the country, you may be ...

Pew Research Center: Key Facts About American Immigrants

The number of natives from other countries living in the United States reached 44,4 million people in 2017 year. They make up 13,6% of the US population, which is almost three times the corresponding share (4,7%) in 1970. Most immigrants (76%) are in the country legally, ...

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