Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Test and Interview

Immigrants moving beyond their legal residency status to pursue naturalization become part of an elite group of foreign-born individuals who become American citizens. Successfully undertaking the naturalization journey involves understanding and planning for the process as a whole, including the U.S.citizenship test and interview. The citizenship test and interview, arguably the most daunting steps on …

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U.S. Citizenship Benefits

Besides an expansion of the guaranteed Constitutional rights beyond those enjoyed by legal permanent residents (LPRs), naturalized citizenship offers other increased benefits as well.  Ranging from gaining federal voting rights and eligibility for federal jobs to easier international travel as well as potential tax and estate savings, U.S.citizenship benefits far outweigh those enjoyed by green …

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Citizenship Application Requires Filing Form N-400

For many foreign-born individuals who immigrate to the United States, living in the country amounts to only the first step toward the greater goal of obtaining citizenship. For these immigrants, filing a U.S. citizenship application means moving another step closer to fulfilling their own version of the American dream. Immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship status file …

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Apply for U.S. Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has established certain general requirements for immigrants seeking to apply for U.S.Citizenship. Once meeting these requirements, foreign nationals can set out on the journey to becoming a U.S. citizen. Parents seeking citizenship for children under 18 years of age file either Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship or …

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Taking the Right Steps Central to U.S. Citizenship Process

The U.S. citizenship process entails a number of steps that move individuals from foreign national status, then to legal permanent residence and finally to naturalization. Immigration Direct lets you tap into expert guidance in working with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and taking the appropriate steps to provide the most efficient and economic approach …

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Immigration Direct Offers USCIS Application Navigation

Whether coming to the U.S. on a short visit, a longer-term stay, or even with plans to adopt the country through citizenship, the form filing offered through Immigration Direct assists you in navigating through the paperwork maze of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). With simple step-by-step instructions, Immigration Direct works with you as a …

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USCIS Plans Oversight Division

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to establish an Organization of Professional Responsibility (OPR) Division to oversee the agency’s 19,000 employees. Officials within USCIS expect the addition of the OPR office to provide a means of investigation around waste, fraud and abuse as well as criminal infiltration or corruption. Originally reported by The Washington …

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DACA, Immigration Key Midterm Issues

As the campaigning for the 2018 midterm elections begins to ramp up, politicians position voter messages around issues like the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, border security and immigration reform. Especially for those with a hefty constituency geared toward immigrant interests, the call to action centers on installing representatives who are ready, willing …

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Immigration and Border Patrol Issues Heat Up in California

California state officials continue brazen demonstrations against federal policy and enforcement efforts as the Oakland mayor offers city residents a heads up on raids conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE.)  Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s efforts in impeding ICE and other federal agencies ring harmoniously with that of other state officials claiming moral and …

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MIT Panel Discusses Immigration

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hosted a panel discussion in early February centering on current and historic immigration from Mexico as well as U.S. policy approaches.  The discussion, “Understanding Immigration: How Can the U.S. Achieve a Fair, Human Policy for Accepting and Integrating Immigrants,” explored the trends, perceptions and realities of Mexican and other …

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