U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

4TH Ave’s Initiation Tour Coming to iPlay America - Freehold, NJ Patch

Local Announcement<p>Freehold<p>GREAT FUN. GREAT CAUSE.Join us for a day of golf in support of the YMCA’s cause. The money raised is invested inthe …

New Jersey

Immigration agency chief defends striking 'nation of immigrants' from mission statement

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna on Wednesday defended striking “nation of immigrants” from his agency’s mission …

Immigration

How the Trump administration is bringing back denaturalization

An effort to find immigrants accused of citizenship fraud is on the rise. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director told the Associated …

News (U.S.)

ICE STEPS IN: ICE Detains Suspect from New Mexico ‘SCHOOL SHOOTING’ Compound

ICE STEPS IN: ICE Detains Suspect from New Mexico ‘SCHOOL SHOOTING’ Compound The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency immediately stepped in …

New Mexico

New Mexico Judge Sarah Backus Gets Death Threats for Giving Bail to Muslim Compound Suspects

A New Mexico judge who granted bail to five Muslim suspects charged with child abuse and accused of training children to carry out school-shooting …

Crime

Report: Federal Agencies Set ‘Traps’ for Immigrants Seeking Residency

Two federal agencies lured unauthorized immigrants into traps by setting up interviews on their legal residency at government offices only to arrest …

Immigration

ACLU: Federal agencies setting 'trap' to deport immigrants

A civil rights group says federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a deportation "trap" …

Immigration

US Immigration Detains One of Alleged NMexico Child Abusers

One of five defendants charged in a disturbing case of child abuse at a remote compound in New Mexico has been taken into the custody by immigration …

Immigration

ACLU: Federal Agencies Collaborated To 'Trap' Immigrants Married To U.S. Citizens

Support the news<p>The ACLU of Massachusetts is accusing two federal immigration agencies of coordinating to arrest immigrants married to U.S. citizens …

Immigration

WERNICK: Naturalized citizen wants to bring son to U.S.

<b>Q.</b> What is the procedure for bringing my 9-year-old son here from the Philippines? I am a naturalized U.S. citizen. What forms do I file? What is the …

Immigration

Atlanta school announces it's replacing the Pledge of Allegiance with a more inclusive recitation

An Atlanta school announced on Tuesday that it is replacing the daily Pledge of Allegiance with a more inclusive recitation, reports WSB.<p>“Over the past couple of years it has become increasingly obvious that more and more of our community were choosing to not stand and/or recite the pledge,” Lara …

Pledge of Allegiance

Stephen Miller pushing to prevent certain legal immigrants from gaining citizenship

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller is pushing hard for a policy that would make it tougher for legal immigrants who use government …

Donald Trump

Why Are Children and Families Fleeing Central America?

The United States has experienced a rise in asylum seekers from Central America’s Northern Triangle region (Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador), as …

Immigration

Thousands of highly skilled workers, including Filipinos, denied U.S. work visas

NEW YORK---More than 200,000 work visa petitions for highly skilled workers, including Filipinos, with job offers from U.S. employers were denied or …

Immigration

Judge rules that Obama-era DACA program will stand

A U.S. District Court judge in the District of Columbia ruled Friday that the Obama-era program offering temporary protected status to a cohort of immigrants brought here illegally as children must remain in place despite efforts by the Trump administration to dismantle it.<p>Judge John D. Bates …

Immigration

New Report Shows Government Gave DACA Protection to Thousands of Criminals

Historian Jacob Burkhart once warned against being deceived by “terrible simplifiers.” If he hadn’t died in 1897, you might be tempted to think he …

Immigration

UPDATE: USCIS Postpones Implementation of New Policy Memoranda on Notices to Appear

Article ByMartha J. SchoonoverGreenberg Traurig, LLPInside Business ImmigrationAs previously reported, on June 28, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and …

Immigration

All unselected H-1B petitions returned: U.S.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Tuesday said that it has returned all the petitions of H-1B visas, popular among Indian IT …

Immigration

Former Iraqi translator for troops to finally become citizen after lawsuit

An Iraqi former translator for U.S. troops is finally becoming a U.S. citizen a year after officials abruptly removed him from a naturalization …

Immigration

New Evidence USCIS Policies Increased Denials Of H-1B Visas

At the same time the Trump administration has launched a trade war premised, in part, on worry that China will pass the U.S. in the technologies of the future, Trump officials are guaranteeing America will not have the talent to produce such technologies by blocking the entry of foreign-born …

Immigration

Indian H-1B applicants face particular scrutiny in Trump’s work visa crackdown

Coming to the U.S. on a work visa is getting harder across the board, but workers from India in particular are feeling the effects of recent policy shifts from the Trump administration. A new report from the National Foundation for American Policy sheds light on how the “Buy American and Hire …

Immigration

Forty immigrants sworn in as U.S. citizens in Oroville

Forty immigrants were sworn in as U.S. Citizens by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Sacramento Field Office in Oroville Friday.<p>This is …

Immigration

Government Escalates Attacks on Legal Immigration With New Visa Rules

The Trump administration has made it easier for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to immediately deny visa applications if there is missing …

Immigration

200 new citizens to be naturalized

Approximately 200 people will become new citizens of the United States at ceremony in Massachusetts.<p>The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and …

United States

200 new citizens to be naturalized in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Approximately 200 people will become new citizens of the United States at ceremony in Massachusetts.The John F. Kennedy Presidential …

United States

FACT CHECK: Has the Trump Administration Launched an Immigrant 'Denaturalization' Task Force?

CLAIM<p>A new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services task force is charged with identifying naturalized citizens who cheated on their applications …

Immigration

48 new citizens welcomed to America on July 4 at Carter presidential library

ATLANTA — Forty-eight people from 31 countries took the oath of citizenship Wednesday morning at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library.<p>The ceremony …

Libraries

Bandelier Monument to host July 4th citizen ceremony

A group of immigrants will be sworn in as U.S. citizens during a special July 4th ceremony at the Bandelier National Monument.<p>U.S. District Court …

Judiciary

New US Citizens Finding Warm Welcome At Montclair Museum

For the second year in a row, the Montclair Art Museum will host a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Naturalization Ceremony.<p>MONTCLAIR, NJ — …

Museums

Citizenship Fraud? New Immigration Office Threatens To Strip Thousands Of US Nationality

The US agency overseeing immigration applications has launched a new office that will look into Americans who might have lied during their …

Immigration