USCIS announces the entry into force of the 'public burden' rule: what's next

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will enforce the “public burden” rule on February 24, 2020, with the exception of the state of Illinois, where the rule is pending before the federal court as of January 30, 2020. This is stated in the message on ...

New York immigrants will be allowed to vote in municipal elections

Millions of New York immigrants will be able to vote in municipal elections thanks to new legislation. About this writes the publication FOX5NY. New York City Council member Idanis Rodriguez introduced a new bill. It will allow New York immigrants who are legally permanent residents or who have legal ...

ICE lowers standards for immigration detention centers: what has changed

The new standards expand the list of reasons why detainees can be placed in solitary confinement and remove restrictions prohibiting police officers from using methods of restraint. ICE now allows handcuffing to minors “as needed,” Rolling Stone writes. In addition, the Immigration and Customs Service (ICE) got rid of ...

How many immigrants are denied naturalization every year: data for 10 years

Naturalization - the process that immigrants go through to become citizens - was first incorporated into U.S. law with the adoption of the Naturalization Act in 1790. About this writes The Dallas Morning News. Then naturalization was open only to the “free white man." ...

Return the child: an immigrant from Russia asks for help after a divorce from an American

An immigrant from Russia Svetlana Chudinova (Flowers), who lives in Oklahoma, contacted the ForumDaily editorial office asking for help in a difficult family and legal situation: according to the woman, she is looking for a way to achieve justice and return the child who is now living with her former ...

What services can immigrants in New York get

Where immigrants can get the information they need in New York, enroll in free English courses, or consult on a particular issue, NYC311 reports. New Yorkers can count on a variety of immigration and civil services, including such ...

Russians, Jews, Italians: how New York blended different cultures and nationalities into one melting pot

New York has always been a refuge city for immigrants. There are Russian, Polish, Korean, Jewish and other enclaves that are definitely worth a visit. This will allow you to immerse yourself in various cultures, try new dishes and discover something new. The publication writes about this in detail ...

Incredibly large numbers: why do many immigrants in the United States have a birthday on January 1

January 1 is a surprisingly common birthday among immigrants, although it is a relatively unpopular birthday for U.S. citizens. This is written by NPR. January 1 - New Year. It’s also the birthday of thousands of immigrants. Why? Because they were running from ...

Over the weekend, two illegal immigrants committed suicide in US detention centers

Two illegal immigrants died in custody over the weekend (December 21-22), and authorities say both cases were probably suicides. About it writes The Washington Times. One Mexican passed away on Saturday, the day after he was ...

What services can immigrants get for free in New York

New York is a city inhabited by representatives of various countries. Regardless of their immigration status, they can receive the necessary assistance in one of more than 200 languages. About what services and resources are provided to them, is said in the City Hall Directory ...

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