Citizenship will no longer be automatic for children of some US military members living overseas

The updated policy directly impacts US government employees and service members, many of whom are temporarily assigned to posts overseas for extended periods. The policy says children living abroad with a parent who is a US government employee or US service member will not be considered to be " 'residing in the United States' for purposes of acquiring citizenship" under a section of immigration law.

Citizenship will no longer be automatic for children of some US military members living overseas

By Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands and Ryan Browne, CNN

Washington (CNN) – The Trump administration is making it more difficult for the children of

Exclusive: Visa denials to poor Mexicans skyrocket under Trump’s State Department

The State Department statistics offer a window into how the Homeland Security Department's forthcoming public charge regulation could reshape the legal immigration system. Under the regulation, which is expected to be finalized in the coming days, DHS will adopt a more aggressive public charge analysis to evaluate applications for green cards and visa renewals.

Exclusive: Visa denials to poor Mexicans skyrocket under Trump’s State Department

By Ted Hesson (politico.com)

The number of Mexicans refused immigrant visas to the U.S. because they might become dependent on government benefits …

Rushing Immigration Court Cases Through ‘Rocket Dockets’ Deprives Families of Due Process

Rocket dockets are unnecessary to ensure that people attend their immigration hearings. Immigrant families are generally eager to attend their hearings. These hearings are the only way for them to obtain permanent protections in the United States.

Rushing Immigration Court Cases Through ‘Rocket Dockets’ Deprives Families of Due Process

By Katy Murdza (immigrationimpact.com)

In an attempt to rush through immigrant families’ court cases, the government began implementing “rocket dockets” in September …

Trump’s Plan to Subject Hundreds of Thousands to Fast-Track Deportations Faces New Lawsuit

Now, under the administration’s new rule, immigration officers can apply expedited removal to anyone picked up anywhere in the United States who cannot prove that he or she has been living continuously in the country for two or more years. The lawsuit is asking a federal judge to stop the administration from applying expedited removal so broadly.

Trump’s Plan to Subject Hundreds of Thousands to Fast-Track Deportations Faces New Lawsuit

By Karolina Walters (immigrationimpact.com)

The Trump administration recently announced it would start applying a fast-tracked deportation process known as “expedited removal” to …

New York Vows to Fight New Trump Green Card Benefits Policy

The new Department of Homeland Security rule requires that immigrants living in the country legally “do not depend on public resources to meet their needs, but rather rely on their own capabilities, as well as the resources of family members, sponsors, and private organizations.”

New York Vows to Fight New Trump Green Card Benefits Policy

By Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY

Getting treated at the city’s public hospitals won’t necessarily be held against green card seekers, health officials said Monday …

Ask the Lawyer: Louison Fraud, VAWA & Advance Parole

Ask the Lawyer podcast with Attorrney Brian Figeroux has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as immigration law, workers’ compensation, discrimination on the job, workers’ rights, labor union, and current affairs.

Ask the Lawyer: Louison Fraud, VAWA & Advance Parole

Brian Figeroux, Esq., is member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He discusses the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.

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