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?
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.
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.