U.S. Citizenship

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The Top Five Most Immigrant-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

[UPDATED MARCH 2019] According to data provided by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there are nearly 45 million foreign-born individuals currently residing in the United States. There is no question: America remains one of the most popular destinations in the world for immigrants seeking a new home. Indeed, certain cities within the…

Supreme Court Strikes Down Portion of Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) as ‘Unconstitutionally Vague’

On April 17th, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down a key portion of federal immigration law. In the case of Sessions v. Dimaya, the nation’s highest court ruled (5-4) that a portion of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) is too vague to be enforced, and thus is in violation of…

Legal Immigrants and Undocumented Parents

Any person born in the United States is automatically granted American citizenship. Birthright citizenship, as it is known, is no doubt a good policy. This means that when undocumented immigrants have a child within the United States, that child becomes a citizen. Indeed, that family becomes one that has mixed immigration status. Unfortunately, the undocumented…