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It is important to understand the removal and deportation process

Deportation proceedings can be understandably emotional for those that are subject to deportation and removal and for their families. As a result, it is important to understand as much about the process as possible and have trained guidance whenever possible. Individuals subject to deportation and their family members may struggle with what seems like a significant amount of uncertainty during the process and wonder what will happen to them and their children which is why knowledge of the process may provide some measure of help.

California citizenship ceremony swears in young people

In a California community a couple hours north of the San Diego area, 41 young people recently became United States citizens following the naturalization of their parents. The young people gaining their new citizenship represented 14 nations. Participants in the ceremony ranged in age from 7 to 22. Leaving the citizenship ceremony, all of the young people were citizens of the United States. Some noted that they felt pride in becoming U.S. citizens.

How do I get a visitor visa?


The process of entering the United States can be complicated which may lead to many questions and concerns about the process. In general, to enter the United States as a citizen of a foreign country, the noncitizen must either obtain a nonimmigrant visa for a temporary stay in the U.S. or an immigrant visa if the noncitizen is seeking permanent residence in the United States.

What is dual citizenship?


Though you may have heard the term dual citizenship, you may wonder what exactly it refers to. Dual citizenship refers to when an individual is a citizen of two different countries at one time. An individual with dual citizenship has rights and obligations associated with both countries they have citizenship with. Dual citizenship provides different benefits and important rights but it is also important to understand the legal obligations associated with it.

How can I work in the United States?


It is a very serious and often troubling time for many people working in the United States, including many from the San Diego, California, area. President Donald Trump has made it well known of his intent to crack down on illegal immigration. He has already put a limit on yearly refugees, which has already met its yearly quota. He has also made repeated promises to "build the wall" between the United States and Mexico in an effort to limit illegal immigration.

Can I bring my fiancé(e) to the U.S. with a green card?


It is not unusual for U.S. citizens who reside in San Diego to meet someone from another country, get engaged and decide that they want to live together in the U.S. However, there are frequently questions about how to get a visa for a fiancé(e), especially in today's difficult and fluid political climate. There are certain requirements to bright a fiancé or fiancée into the U.S. legally and it is imperative to adhere to them.

A look at the deportation and removal process


Deportation and removal may be significant concerns on the minds of many immigrants and their family members. Deportation refers to the legal process that formally removes a foreign national from the United States for violating immigration laws. There are several phases of the deportation and removal process to be familiar with that are presided over by an immigration judge. Immigration judges preside over immigration court proceedings, appeals and administrative hearings related to the deportation and removal process.

Understanding the process to becoming a U.S. citizen


Understanding how to become a citizen in the United States is important for many immigrants and their families. As such, knowledge of the citizenship and naturalization process is important. It is possible to become a citizen of the United States through either birth or naturalization. Fort those born in the United States, they are citizens at birth. In some circumstances, and depending on the law at the time of their birth, children born abroad to parents who are U.S citizens are also citizens. Because the laws change, it is important to be familiar with them and with current law.

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