New Citizenship Rules for Canada Effective April 17, 2009

Our law firm does not directly handle immigration to Canada, but this was newsworthy enough to report since many of our Canadian clients would find it helpful.  A new law will come into effect on April 17, 2009 amending the Canadian CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes...
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What Happens to Your Immigration Status if You Are Laid Off?

These are tough times.  The country is in a recession and some people are losing their jobs.  If a U.S. citizen or a Lawful Permanent ResidentAny person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents...
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USCIS Changes Filing Address for EB-5 Investor Cases

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that petitions and applications related to the AlienAny person not a citizen or nationalA person owing permanent allegiance to a state of the United...
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Reminder: Visa Waiver Travelers Must Obtain ESTA Approval Prior to Travel

The U.S. Department of Homeland SecurityThe mission of the DHSThe mission of the Department of Homeland Security -The many men and women who daily protect our borders and secure our country are committed to the safety of our homeland. DHS is now responsible for immigration and naturalizationThe conferring, by any means, of citizenship upon a person after birth.. Visit the DHS web site for more...
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USCIS Revises Direct Mail Program for N-400 Naturalization

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is revising the Direct Mail Program for the Application for NaturalizationThe conferring, by any means, of citizenship upon a person after...
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