A federal court in Maryland has ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program must be restored fully, meaning it must open up to new applicants for the first time in three years.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration’s latest move on immigration sparked outrage and confusion when it was announced, but Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, says the reaction was unwarranted and that "all the same people still become citizens."…
Changes announced this week mean some children born to U.S. personnel abroad will no longer automatically be considered U.S. citizens and will face more red tape to secure that citizenship.
By Gretchen Frazee
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated guidance that appears to mostly affect non-citizen service members but caused confusion among immigration lawyers and advocates.
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
The lawsuit from California and three other states challenges new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.
By Zeke Miller, Ashley Thomas, Associated Press
USCIS head Ken Cuccinelli said that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about "people coming from Europe."…
By Gretchen Frazee
President Donald Trump has selected former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinellli to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, adding another senior-level immigration hardliner to the administration.
By Colleen Long, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Cuccinelli is a former Virginia attorney general and has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally.
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
More than 700,000 immigrants are waiting on applications to become U.S. citizens, a process that once typically took about six months but has stretched to more than two years in some places under the administration of President Donald Trump.
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