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Republicans seethe over plans to order 34 million green cards

October 24th, 2014 @ 9:41

Republican members of Congress are getting hot under the collar about the announcement by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services that up to 34 million new green cards are to be ordered. The Republicans believe that President Obama is intending to take extreme measures when he fulfills his promise to enact immigration reform via …

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Reid to HOR: take action or the president will

May 28th, 2014 @ 8:53

Senator Harry Reid yesterday warned Republicans in the House of Representatives that if they do not hold a vote on comprehensive immigration reform by August 1st this year then they will force President Obama into taking administrative action over the issue. Reid says that the Obama administration is already in the process of reviewing its …

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Mayor of LA links immigration with economy

October 23rd, 2014 @ 8:44

Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, yesterday spoke at a Champions of Change event at the White House to honor those who have helped immigrants to navigate the often-complex process of naturalization. The mayor also called for the implementation of comprehensive immigration reform, according to Jon Baird of KNX 1070. The ceremony was held …

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Fewer minors cross border into US

September 4th, 2014 @ 9:05

The number of undocumented immigrant minors taken into custody after being caught trying to illegally cross the border into the United States has fallen for the second month in a row. 3,129 unaccompanied immigrant minors were detained by agents at the border between the US and Mexico in August, according to the Customs and Border …

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US Citizenship

Why immigrants reject citizenship

October 30th, 2014 @ 9:47

There are around 8.5 million immigrants living in the United States who are eligible to receive citizenship and yet less than 800,000 people took this step, the latest figures from the Department of Homeland Security show. Statistics indicate that almost 60% of the rest will eventually do so, but there are still a lot of …

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US seeks to produce up to 34 million green cards

October 21st, 2014 @ 8:28

A draft solicitation for new immigrant ID cards has been published by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in anticipation of a surge of fresh immigrants in 2016, according to Breitbart. The draft is for a minimum of four million cards per annum for five years, and up to nine million cards per …

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US Green Card

Republicans seethe over plans to order 34 million green cards

October 24th, 2014 @ 9:41

Republican members of Congress are getting hot under the collar about the announcement by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services that up to 34 million new green cards are to be ordered. The Republicans believe that President Obama is intending to take extreme measures when he fulfills his promise to enact immigration reform via …

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EB-5 visa program to benefit US businesses

March 25th, 2014 @ 9:32

In 1990 a program known as EB-5 was created by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in order to benefit US businesses. The program offers US visas to immigrant investors in order to stimulate economic growth and create jobs across the nation. The EB-5 visa system or to give it its official title, the …

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US Immigration

Activists fear LGBT immigrants will be left out

October 30th, 2014 @ 9:59

President Obama has pledged to take executive action to enact immigration reform in the United States later this year, which may include extending deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants; however, a number of activists fear that lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual (LGBT) immigrants will be left out of the equation. The president is believed …

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Can the Democrats still depend on Latino voters?

October 29th, 2014 @ 9:31

Democrats in tough races for the Senate during this year’s midterm elections are wondering how many Latinos, disillusioned with the lack of progress made by President Obama on immigration reform, are going to turn out to vote for them, and whether anything can be done to counteract the feeling of disillusionment that has been spreading …

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US Passport

The Difference Between Passport and Passport Card

January 30th, 2012 @ 18:15

In the US, there are two types of passports: the traditional passport book, and a passport card. The passport book is a thin cardboard cover with your picture and information inside it. It has several pages for visas and travel documents. The US passport card is a small passport card, about the size of a …

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General Processing Times for US Passport

January 23rd, 2012 @ 22:04

In most cases, US citizens applying for a US passport are in a hurry. They may be traveling soon and may need to secure a passport before their travel date. Fortunately, the US Department of State makes it easy to plan ahead. The agency has a website (http://www.travel.state.gov/passport/processing/processing_1740.html) which lists current processing times for US …

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US Visas

US visa guide

September 12th, 2014 @ 10:39

There are a variety of visas available in the United States and it can sometimes be difficult to work out which would be the best option for you. Between study and work US visas and non-immigrant and immigrant visas, submitting an application can turn into a complex process. US visas are awarded by the government …

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McFadden slams Democrats and Republicans over immigration reform failure

September 9th, 2014 @ 9:54

Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden has urged Congress to finally get to grips with immigration reform, saying that he first wants them to secure the border and then get on with the business of addressing the millions of undocumented immigrants already illegally living in the United States. McFadden also says that he is in favor …

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USCIS

USCIS looks for support services for extra work

December 14th, 2012 @ 17:05

On the 10th December a draft was released by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services looking for support for the field offices of their organization, which is a step toward the recompletion of the contract for Field Office Support Services, which supports ten asylum offices and 68 field offices. “USCIS is seeking administrative records support …

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USCIS E-Verify Expansion Update

February 23rd, 2012 @ 16:57

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) E-Verify system is a way for employers to check the employment authorization of workers and potential employees. The system was created in response to concerns about undocumented workers in the US. In many cases, employers claimed that it was difficult for them to determine who was authorized to …

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