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US Citizenship Rates Increase Under Trump

By Ella BergquistNovember 20, 2019
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US Citizenship Rates US citizenship rates have escalated in the face of Trump’s strict immigration policies. With plans to crack down on illegal immigration and reduce legal immigration to the United States, the Trump Administration has instilled fear among thousands of people who already live in the US.  With this fear in the background, many […]

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Supreme Court Makes It Difficult to Revoke US Citizenship

By Ella BergquistJune 30, 2017
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Maslenjak v. United States Out of 7,000 – 8,000 petitions a year, the Supreme Court only hears about 80 cases. This year, an immigration case made its way to the highest court in the United States. Maslenjak v. United States concerns Divna Maslenjak (a Serbian woman) on one end and the US government on the other. On Thursday, June […]

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Don’t Make These Common US Citizenship Application Mistakes

By Michael NirenApril 17, 2015
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Are you worried that your US citizenship application won’t be accepted? It can be daunting, especially because any errors you make could end up affecting your chances of becoming an official US citizen. We’ve put together five of the biggest mistakes you can make on your US citizenship application, so you know exactly what to […]

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6 US Citizenship Myths, Busted

By Michael NirenAugust 12, 2020
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Are you interested in applying for US citizenship but find it difficult to separate some of the myths and misconceptions floating around the internet from fact? There can be a lot of confusing information online (or word of mouth) about the process of applying for US citizenship, which is why we’re going to bust some […]

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Immigration to Canada for US Citizens

By Michael NirenApril 5, 2014
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hello, my name is Michael Niren, I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. This is a reach out to our American friends, many of whom are interested in immigrating to Canada. The Canadian economy has done very well and withstood the downturn since 2008, and we are […]

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US Immigration Interview Questions – Prepare Yourself

By fadiMay 25, 2013
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That time has arrived, you have been called in for an interview. Don’t be worried, prepare yourself to win. This is your chance to convince the immigration officer that you are worthy of immigrating to this beautiful country. An Overview of Immigration Interview Questions In order to obtain citizenship in the United States, you must […]

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Immigrating to the United States when you marry a US citizen

By Michael NirenDecember 16, 2019
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When someone marries a United States citizen or a United States green card holder (permanent resident) they are eligible to be sponsored by that citizen or permanent resident for a green card of their own. There are multiple ways of doing this, but no matter which way you do so you need to be aware […]

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Immigrating to the US when you marry a US citizen

By Michael NirenDecember 19, 2019
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Did you know that when a United States citizen or United States permanent resident marries a foreign national, the United States citizen or permanent resident can sponsor that foreign national for a green card? This method of immigration is called spousal sponsorship, as the United States citizen or permanent resident sponsors the foreign national to […]

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Tips for Taking the US Naturalization Test

By Sam MoserSeptember 22, 2012
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Passing the naturalization test is a must if you want to become a US citizen. This is probably the most important step in the naturalization process, and there is no way you can take the Oath of Allegiance without it. Nonetheless, if you do not know much about this test, here are the most important […]

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Happy 4th of July 2012: America Welcomes New US Citizens

By Michael NirenJuly 4, 2012
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To celebrate America’s 236th Independence Day, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will welcome more than 4,000 new citizens during special naturalization ceremonies from June 28 through July 10 across the country.  Once these 4,000 people take their Oath of Allegiance and become U.S. citizens, they will encompass all the rights and responsibilities of US […]

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Bar for Overstay in the US Rules may Change for Spouses and Children of US Citizens

By Michael NirenAugust 7, 2020
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Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposal that would change the application procedures for the spouses and children of U.S. citizens who are eligible for a US Green Card. The proposed rules would enable families to remain together during the process.   Under the rules, as they are now, people who quality for US […]

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Canadian Embassy in United States – Buffalo, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C

By Michael NirenJuly 30, 2019
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Canadian Embassy in United States – Buffalo, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C Street Address: Consulate General of Canada Immigration Section 3000 HSBC Center 30th Floor Buffalo, New York Consulate General of Canada Immigration Section Suite 1100 600 Renaissance Centre Detroit, Michigan Consulate General of Canada Immigration Section 550 South Hope Street, 9th […]