What happens when a US citizen has a child born abroad? Is the child also a US citizen? Does it matter whether both parents are US citizens? Does it matter if only one parent is a citizen?
The answer is… complicated. It all depends. Often it is possible for a US citizen to convey US …
Continue reading “What Happens When A U.S. Citizen Has a Child Abroad?”
The USCIS has formally opened a Citizenship Resource Center for immigrants, teachers, students and the community at large.
The Citizenship Resource Center has extensive resources including information on:
- Applying for Citizenship
- Study for the Citizenship Test
- Citizenship Classes
- Informational Sessions
- Information about Citizen’s Rights and Responsibilities
If you …
Continue reading “Citizenship Resource Center”
The USCIS and the National Park Service have extended their agreement to hold many naturalization ceremonies at national parks throughout the United States. Around New York City, naturalization ceremonies will be held on Ellis Island. These ceremonies will not happen daily, but will instead be held on special days, such as Constitution Day, Independence Day, …
Continue reading “USCIS To Offer Naturalization Ceremonies At National Parks”
The New York Times recently ran an article about the naturalization process in New York City and the nation as a whole. Although the article had a positive tone, it is worth noting a statement made by an immigration attorney that appeared in the article. The article noted that over 90% of the individuals who …
Continue reading “New York City Naturalization Pitfalls”