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Private and public assistance for arriving refugees

Refugees who are arriving in the US are eligible for many private and public benefits. They include resettlement assistance as well as other medical, financial assistance and special assistance for their minor children. Many refugees who are

Children crossing the United States border, are they refugees?

A new trend that started a year ago now is brewing as a humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. Unaccompanied children from Central America including Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are taking a riskier journey through Mexico

Tests you need to pass before you become a U.S. citizen

Article written by Real Estate and Mortgage Info  In addition to meeting all other requirements, applicants for U.S. citizenship also need to pass two tests in fundamentals of history and principles of government, and English language proficiency

A compelling reason for a comprehensive immigration bill

The EB-5 visa program is intended to give green cards to families that invest $1 million in a US business venture that provide minimum 10 full-time jobs within two years or invest $500,000 in a venture located

Visa Waiver Program (VWP)

Article written by The Legal NewsBlog The VWP has been created by the government to allow citizens of certain countries to visit the U.S. for 90 day period for business and pleasure without having to obtain a

How the United States define a refugee

According to the U.N. High Commission for Refugees wars, famine, political unrest and many others cause more than 40 million people a year to cross borders throughout the world. The United States honor struggles of many of

Obtaining a Refugee Travel Document

Refugees and asylees who have been granted permanent residency by the US government should obtain a Refugee Travel Document before leaving the country. If not they are risking the refusal of reentry to the US. However, having

Should children crossing illegally get refugee status?

An Associated Press poll taken recently shows that more than 53 percent of Americans believe that children crossing the southern border illegally should not be offered refugee status. Quite contrary to that another poll, PRRI poll, shows

Journey to your citizenship, the interview

Article written by Legal Libraries, Latest Legal News and Articles In your journey to obtain U. S. citizenship, you will be required to have an citizenship test interview with a representative of USCIS. After submitting your N400,

The United States to accept Syrian refugees

Syrian crisis started almost three years ago resulted in millions fleeing the country and neighboring countries Jorden, Lebanon and Turkey are burden with caring for them. At the last count more than 3.8 million Syrians fled the