Considering how many immigrants are being arrested and detained around the world right now -- and the fact that many of them have been unlawfully detained -- it's frightening to think how little oversight there is over the facilities where detained immigrants are housed. In some parts of the world, there is absolutely no oversight of the living conditions in these centers.
There is no doubt that it is a scary time to be an immigrant from Latin America today in the United States. Recent news reports of a crackdown on Honduran emigres who are currently in a caravan heading for Mexico's northern border offer no encouragement to those fleeing violence and oppression in their homelands.
As a part of your U.S. immigration process, you may need to appear for an interview. It can be stressful going into the Bureau of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for one of these interviews. You may be unfamiliar about how to act and whether you're giving the best responses.
When you're a legal permanent resident of the United States, you can apply for citizenship through the process of naturalization if you meet the necessary criteria. For example, new citizens of the United States need to show that they have English literacy, good moral character and a general knowledge of U.S. government, history and laws.