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As immigrants attempt to cross border, officials shoot tear gas

A group of people tried to cross the border in San Diego, at one of the largest ports of entry in the United States, and that prompted authorities to turn them back with tear gas and pepper spray.

How can you abandon your permanent resident status?

Despite the title, becoming a permanent resident does not mean you have that status for life in all cases. There are things you can do to void it or have it taken away. One thing to note is that certain actions may cause you to abandon your status, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Information on the student visa available in California

If you are interested in coming to the United States to study, you need to know all about the student visa available. The more you know ahead of time, the less likely it is that your application gets denied the first time you submit it. Let's look at some important information about the student visa that is available for those looking to study in California.

How do I become a dual citizen?

Becoming a citizen of the United States is a goal for thousands of people each year. Then there are those who want to become dual citizens. This is when someone holds citizenship in both the United States and another country. This is not an impossible goal to achieve, but it is also not easy to do in San Jose, California. So, how do you become a dual citizen?

No fight from Paso Robles regarding sanctuary state law

Paso Robles officials have made it known that the city will not fight the sanctuary state law in California, according to a recent news report. The city council voted unanimously not to fight the law, which is known as the California Values Act or Senate Bill 54 on Tuesday night. The council listened to dozens of residents express their opinions of the law and immigration as a whole before placing their vote on the matter.

Can you renew a green card after an arrest?

In 2010 the US Supreme Court ruled that defendants in criminal cases must be advised of the immigration consequences before pleading guilty in criminal court. If you are thinking about renewing your green card after being arrested, know that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, will examine your permanent resident record. Any legal mistakes you may have made will be discovered and evaluated.

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