Over 50 individuals granted US citizenship in New York

New York 07/12/19, 16:37

Fifty-two individuals from more than 25 countries assembled Tuesday, July 2, to take the oath of allegiance in New York City. During a naturalization ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, they became America's newest citizens. Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli was present to administer the oath. “I ...

What citizenship means to new Americans

U.S. 07/07/19, 16:03

Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, provided the backdrop for celebrating 80 new Americans on the Fourth of July. The state’s top brass was on hand to welcome the soon-to-be-citizens. Governor Christopher Sununu (R) keynoted the event. “This is all about the stories,” he said. “This is all about the future.” But ...

2020 hopeful Jay Inslee calls for pathway to citizenship

2022 Campaign 05/31/19, 22:19

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is calling for a pathway to citizenship for people in the country illegally and raising refugee limits to historic levels. Those ideas are part of wide-ranging immigration proposals the Washington governor unveiled Friday. The plan involves dramatic reversals of President Donald Trump's hardline approach to legal ...

Alarmed states work to avoid vast undercount in 2020 census

U.S. 05/02/19, 11:03

In a squat office building not far from downtown, Esperanza Guevara is getting ready to look for people who might not want to be found. And her job could get a lot harder. The immigrant-rights activist is leading a drive to reach tens of thousands of people who entered the United ...

Beware Soros-funded hijacking of US census

Opinion 04/25/19, 04:57

“Are you a U.S. citizen?” Only in self-defeating, sovereignty-eroding America is the idea of asking whether people living in America are American citizens for the American census a matter of controversy. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the high-stakes ...

Justices to hear case over census asking about citizenship

Politics 04/23/19, 02:41

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, a question that could affect how many seats states have in the House of Representatives and their share of federal dollars over the next 10 years. Three federal courts have ...

Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

U.S. 04/21/19, 06:31

Justice Elena Kagan's father was 3 years old when the census taker came to the family's apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, on April 10, 1930. Robert Kagan was initially wrongly listed as an "alien," though he was a native-born New Yorker. The entry about his citizenship status appears ...

Trump says census ‘meaningless’ without citizenship ask

Politics 04/01/19, 08:59

President Donald Trump is claiming the 2020 census will be "meaningless" if it doesn't include a citizenship question. In a tweet Monday, Trump is blaming "Radical Left Democrats" for opposing the "all important" question. The Trump administration moved to add the question to the 2020 census. But it's faced opposition from ...

Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Texas 03/22/19, 20:41

A Texas flight attendant who was enrolled in the government's program for "Dreamers" flew to Mexico for work and was stopped by immigration authorities who forced her to spend more than a month in detention, her attorney said. Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, who immigrated illegally to the U.S. as a child, ...

Second US judge calls citizenship question on census illegal

U.S. 03/06/19, 21:16

The Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census "threatens the very foundation of our democratic system" because it would cause a significant undercount of immigrants and Latinos that could distort the distribution of congressional seats, a U.S. judge said Wednesday. Judge Richard Seeborg said the commerce ...

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