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Citizenship and Immigration Services

Overcoming Barriers to Citizenship

National Council of La Raza | Posted 09.15.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The clear upside of naturalization makes it all the more puzzling why eligible immigrants are not taking this step and are instead renewing their green cards.

Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Gutsy Move

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When Congress wouldn't pass a bill, the president had to act on immigration and deportation policy, to keep families intact -- a measure that affected 40 percent of the undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Deferred Action's Approval Rate In Dispute

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

The Obama administration has approved a whopping 99.5 percent of the request for the new deferred action program that protects undocumented youth from...

CIS Warns About Copycat And Misleading Websites

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

Within the past year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) has made an effort to educate the public about the dangers of hiring a consultant or notary to process their immigration, also giving advice on how to protect oneself.

Former Obama Immigration Official Roxana Bacon Blasts White House

Andrew Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Becker

With uncommon candor for a once-public official, Bacon says the administration has shied away from vision and practical leadership on immigration, because of indifference and timidity, respectively.

Leahy: Obama Leaving Thousands Of Refugees In Limbo

Government Executive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is calling on the Obama administration to correct problems that have left thousands of refugees and as...