citizenship

The cost of applying for U.S. citizenship is about to rise. More than 9 million legal permanent residents in the United States are eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship but haven’t done so, according to the Office of Homeland Security Statistics. On April 1, the cost of the application to naturalize

A judge with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation ruled an 1866 treaty offers path to citizenship for Black slave descendants. In the United States, a judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) has ruled in favour of citizenship for two descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members, potentially paving the way for hundreds of […]

“I had to study for like 100 questions,” Luvu said. “They picked out of those 100 like 10 questions, random. This is all orally. There’s no multiple choice. You can’t write it down. It’s not a written test. … It took a whole year getting there.” Luvu said he was supported throughout the process by […]

Donald Trump said on Tuesday that if elected president again in 2024 he would seek to end automatic citizenship for children born in the United States to immigrants in the country illegally, a plan that contradicts how a 19th century amendment to the U.S. Constitution long has been interpreted. Trump, the frontrunner for the Republican […]

By James Shea For Oscar Kemp, the journey from Southside Virginia to East Africa was marked both by childhood and Virginia Commonwealth University. Kemp graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in public policy, and . . .

By James Shea For Oscar Kemp, the journey from Southside Virginia to East Africa was marked both by childhood and Virginia Commonwealth University. Kemp graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in public policy, and he . . .

2 March 2023, 11:44 GMT Updated 6 minutes ago Image source, Getty Images Image caption, Viola Fletcher and Hughes Van Ellis are said to be the oldest African-Americans to be granted citizenship of Ghana Two survivors of the 1921 massacre of black people in the US city of Tulsa have been granted Ghanaian citizenship. Viola […]

SAN DIEGO —  After fighting in Afghanistan, former U.S. Army soldier Mauricio Hernandez Mata returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder, which he says eventually led to getting in trouble with the law and being deported to Mexico — a country he had not lived in since he was a boy. On Wednesday, he and another deported […]

Nearly 1 million immigrants became US citizens in 2022, the highest number in almost 15 years after the Covid-19 pandemic caused a backlog in the system. According to new figures from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the countries where most of these new citizens came from were Cuba, the Philippines, India, Mexico […]

“We’re proud of the positive impact that Sempra Foundation’s program is making in these communities, and our work doesn’t stop here,” said Lisa Larroque Alexander, director and board chair of Sempra Foundation. “We are privileged to be able to help make a real difference, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards bring important attention […]


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