Citizenship in the News

Citizenship concerns remain as immigration agency reopens

Citizenship concerns remain as immigration agency reopens

By Philip Marcelo AP June 4, 2020 For Albert Baraka, the ceremony outside the federal immigration office in Lawrence, Massachusetts, was brief, but life changing. The 20-year-old, who came to the country six years ago as a refugee from Congo, joined nine others...
With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

By Ashley Lopez NPR May 28, 2020 Elizabeth Hernandez moved to the United States from Mexico almost 30 years ago and was days away from becoming an American citizen when her March 15 naturalization ceremony was canceled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic....