Citizenship in the News

The Fragility of American Citizenship

The Fragility of American Citizenship

by Amanda Frost Washington College of Law October 9, 2019 Establishing U.S. citizenship is supposed to be easy. In 1868, the first sentence of the newly ratified Fourteenth Amendment declared: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the...
Helping Immigrants with Disabilities Achieve Citizenship

Helping Immigrants with Disabilities Achieve Citizenship

by Rebecca Beyer BU Law News, Alumni News October 4, 2019 Jacob Benhabib (’19) started his job at Project Citizenship, a nonprofit organization that offers free legal services to help permanent residents become US citizens, on the Tuesday after Labor Day. On the...