Trump’s New Citizenship Test Is Full of Conservative Bias– And Dotted With Mistakes
Trump administration revives talk of action on birthright citizenship
The Trump administration has revived discussions around taking executive action targeting birthright citizenship in its final weeks before leaving office, according to two people familiar with the discussions.
Trump officials unveil new U.S. citizenship test, as advocates worry it is too long, difficult and politicized
Under Trump, citizenship and visa agency focuses on fraud
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The head of the agency handling citizenship and visa applications was surprised when he faced blowback for cutting a reference to the U.S. being a “nation of immigrants” in its...
Court: Son born abroad to gay couple is a U.S. citizen – StarTribune.com
How the pandemic has complicated these immigrants’ path to citizenship
The coronavirus pandemic has changed life for almost everyone in the United States. But it has also significantly disrupted the efforts of those seeking to become American citizens -- some of whom are eager to vote in the November election. John Yang reports on how COVID-19 has made the already challenging path to citizenship even more difficult.
Citizenship delays could keep many immigrants from voting
Citizenship applicants caught in backlog distraught over inability to vote this year: I feel like my voice is not going to count
More than 400,000 people barred from becoming citizens due to coronavirus
Hundreds of thousands of people may be unable to complete the process to become American citizens in time for the November election due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to tech firm Boundless Immigration.
How increased citizenship fees could make life harder for immigrants and their communities
Judge in SF blocks Trump rule ending fee exemptions for poor seeking citizenship
A federal judge in SF blocked the Trump administration Thursday from rolling back hardship waivers to the $725 fee for applying for U.S. citizenship. The plaintiffs said in court filings that the new rule “creates a wealth test for citizenship” and would prevent many legal residents from becoming naturalized U.S. citizens.
Bipartisan bill aims to reverse change in how some children of military and federal employees overseas become citizens – CNNPolitics
The top members of the House Judiciary Committee leadership introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would reverse a policy by the Trump administration that changed how children of some federal employees and members of the US armed forces gain citizenship.
Sessions Criticizes Court Order on Deposition in Census Case
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday criticized a court order that allows for the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on how a citizenship question came to be added to the 2020 census.
Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship
The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the governments ability to strip U.S. citizenship from immigrants for lying during the naturalization process. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that false statements can lead to the revocation of citizenship only if they played some role in her naturalization.