Category : Citizenship

Minor Lies Can’t Be Used to Revoke Citizenship, Supreme Court Rules
Posted on 07/11/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

On June 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the issue of when a lie during the naturalization process may lead to loss of U.S. citizenship (Opinion, PDF). Divna… Read More

USCIS Revises Naturalization Application
Posted on 02/15/2014 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

As part of its forms improvement initiative, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, on February 4, 2014. The eligibility requirements for naturalization… Read More

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DOS Launches 90-Day Pilot Program Allowing Online Passport Card Applications
Posted on 02/03/2012 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

On January 24, 2012, the Department of State’s Office of Passport Services launched a 90-day pilot program allowing adult U.S. citizens living in the United States and Canada to apply… Read More

Coast Guard Seeks Comments on Mechanisms of Compliance With U.S. Citizenship Requirements for Owners of Vessels Engaging in Restricted Trades by Publicly Traded Companies
Posted on 11/20/2011 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Under existing statutes, at least 75 percent of the ownership of vessels eligible to engage in the coastwise or fisheries trades must be vested in U.S. citizens. The Coast Guard… Read More

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