Citizenship

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The Next Census Could Include a Citizenship Question: Why This is Likely to Hurt Southern California

As we approach 2020, it is almost time for the next census. Under United States law, a national census is conducted once every 10 years. In a somewhat underreported move that occurred early in the administration, President Trump’s Commerce Department put a new rule into place that adds a citizenship question to the 2020 census.…

Report: President Trump is Preparing an Unconstitutional Attack on Birthright Citizenship

On the morning of October 30th, 2018, Axios released a bombshell exclusive report stating that President Trump is planning to target birthright citizenship. The president has long been a critic of birthright citizenship, and Axios reports that the president is signaling that he will end birthright citizenship through an executive order. According to the story,…

Popular States to Move to if You are Immigrating to the United States

The United States is the most popular destination in the world for immigrants. According to data provided by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), approximately 1.3 million foreign born individuals moved to the U.S. in the year 2014 alone. People come to the U.S. from all over the planet for a wide variety of different reasons.…

Why You should Immigrate to the United States

With nearly 50 million immigrants, the U.S. remains a top spot for immigrants. There are more immigrants in America than in any other country on the plant. This is no surprise, as there are many benefits to living in the United States and carrying an American passport. Here, we explore some of the reasons why…

Common Obstacles to Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

According to research conducted by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), around 1.3 million foreign born individuals move into the U.S. each year. While not all migrants are interested in ultimately obtaining American citizenship, many of them are. The good news is that getting U.S. citizenship is a possibility for many people who have entered the…

Veterans Deported Despite Years of Service in Los Angeles

Dedicated Los Angeles Immigration Law Firm Available to Help Immigrants Facing Deportation Those whose family or friends have served as soldiers, sailors, airmen, or marines have seen or have heard of the elaborate graduation ceremonies whereat new recruits are welcomed and identified as members of that particular branch. Since the late 2000s, these graduation ceremonies…