immigration Archive

The U.S. Citizenship Ceremony

The U.S. Citizenship Ceremony also known as the Naturalization Ceremony is the final step in the process of becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Depending on the location events at the ceremony could vary. Traditionally all ceremonies include

The Supreme Court decision on Arizona’s immigration law

In December 2011, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to review the 2010 Arizona’s tough and highly controversial immigration law that was declared unconstitutional by the San Francisco Court of Appeal. The law as adopted

The Chinese are coming

A recent joint survey released by the China Merchants Bank and Bain & Co. reveled that more than 500,000 Chinese citizens are planning to emigrate and they have more than $1.5 million investible assets per person. Their

Seeking asylum status in the United States

The asylum status may be granted to those who are living in the U.S. and are unable to return to the country of citizenship due to the persecution or well-founded fear of persecution. Grounds for persecution could

The impact of immigration on US population

2010 American Community Survey estimates that closer to 40 million immigrants live in the US. The data reveals that majority of the immigrants (legal and illegal) are from Mexico, China, India, Philippines, Vietnam, El Salvador, Cuba and

Newt Ginrich supports Dream Act

At a recent debate Republican presidential candidate Newt Ginrich spoke out in support of the illegal immigrants in the country where he stated that he prefers a humane approach to dealing with hard working illegal immigrants living

Proposal to amend special US Immigrants Juvenile regulations

The Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) are asking for public opinion on a proposal to amend the Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) regulations. The existing laws permits the USCIS to issue SIJ status to children living

Costco teams up with ICE to hire legal workers

Costco, one of the biggest retailers in the country has teamed up with the US immigrations and Customs Enforcement to make sure that all their staff are citizens or legal residents of the US and to avoid

Luis Gutierrez arrested

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-lll) along with ten other immigration reform supporters were arrested on July 26 outside the White House for protesting against the Obama administration’s deportation of families and young people. The rally was attended by

Lawsuit filed against Georgia immigration law

Opponents of the new Georgia anti immigration law have asked a federal judge to put it on hold until the pending lawsuit filed last week is resolved, they claim that this injunction is “urgently needed to prevent