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USCIS Webinar, Thursday, 24 May 2018, 1 p.m. (Eastern): Interpreting Odd INS Naturalization Index Cards: The Case of "Gladys H"

“Interpreting Odd INS Naturalization Index Cards: The Case of “Gladys H” — Thursday, May 24, 1:00 PM Eastern

If you’ve ever searched online for mid-20th century naturalization records, you may have encountered unusual or hard-to-understand index cards.  85 more words

Genealogy

Pride & Prejudice: Stigmas And Stereotypes Stack The Deck Against LGBT Asylum Seekers

Prior to the passage of the Real I.D. Act, there was a presumption of credibility in favor of asylum applicants and numerous safeguards provided by case law and several federal jurisdictions.

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LGBT+

Review of USCIS Webinar: "‘Any alien’ serving in the military or naval forces of the United States? Asian immigrant soldiers and naturalization during the First World War"

On 25 April 2018, USCIS historian Zack Wilske gave an excellent presentation about the laws affecting naturalization of Asian alien soldiers and sailors during World War I. 388 more words

Genealogy

Se requiere firma: si se está entregando su tarjeta verde, EAD o documento de viaje

USCIS anunció que comenzará a utilizar el servicio de entrega restringida de confirmación de firma del Servicio Postal de EE. UU. Para enviar tarjetas verdes y otros documentos seguros a partir del 30 de abril de 2018. 163 more words

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USCIS: Nuevas reglas para las pruebas de ADN entre hermanos

USCIS actualizado su política con respecto a las pruebas directas de ADN hermano a hermano. Si el USCIS determinó que la evidencia primaria no está disponible o no es confiable, el USCIS puede sugerir y aceptar resultados de pruebas de ADN de un laboratorio acreditado por la Asociación Estadounidense de Bancos de Sangre (AABB) como evidencia de una relación de hermano completo o medio hermano. 223 more words

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Immigration decisions Threaten Rule of Law

With the President‘s proclamation of Buy American-Hire American and with “no tolerance” declarations coming from Homeland Security and the Attorney General, the immigration service (USCIS) has been issuing illogical decisions in many cases which fail to follow the rule of law. 470 more words

Immigration

USCIS Changing Policy on Accrued Unlawful Presence by Nonimmigrant Students and Exchange Visitors

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a policy memorandum (PDF, 179 KB)changing how the agency will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, including F-2, J-2, or M-2 dependents, who fail to maintain their status in the United States. 534 more words

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