Riots have gripped the Indian capital of New Delhi over a law that grants citizenship for illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority countries — as long as they are not Muslim.
The violence, which coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump’s first state visit, broke out between those in favor and those against the law in the streets northeast of the city. The riots led to the deaths of at least 43 people since Sunday.
A federal judge in the state of Utah ruled that those born in American Samoa are considered U.S. citizens and should be issued a new passport that reflects that.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups declared that people born in American Samoa are considered U.S. citizens under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the Huffington Post reported.
Children born to U.S. troops or government employees overseas will no longer be automatically considered as U.S. citizens, the Trump administration has said.
The change was announced today, according to a policy alert released by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has come under fire for his plan to sign an executive order that aims to officially end birthright citizenship in America. One of the voices who expressed dissatisfaction with this plan is Indian-American Hollywood actress Mindy Kaling.
Kaling, born from Indian immigrant parents who received green cards to live in the US, asked questions on her Twitter post on Tuesday, Oct. 31, on what will happen to her citizenship once this executive order gets signed.
A South Korean-born teenager will be deported back to her home country because her uncle adopted her too late.
Hyebin Schreiber, a senior at Kansas University, must leave the United States right after graduation, a federal court ruled.
Meet Jakob Sebastian Björk, a Swedish-born bodybuilder and a naturalized citizen of Japan.
Björk now goes by Tatsumasa Murasame, a name given to him by his mentor after he gave up his original nationality to become an official citizen of Japan, which does not allow dual citizenship, according to Hachima Kikou via SoraNews24.
A 31-year-old doctorate student who enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2016 is outraged after his sudden discharge from a special program that supposedly led to an American citizenship.
Panshu Zhao, who came from eastern China, is among the number of immigrant recruits and reservists abruptly discharged from the Army ahead of July 4.
A judge serving in Corpus Christi, Texas, received her citizenship after being removed from the bench for not having it, according to CBS.
Judge Young Min Burkett, formerly of South Korea, was placed on unpaid leave for 90 days pending her citizenship. She received it in 51.
A thousand foreign-born recruits in the U.S. Army may face deportation as the Pentagon reportedly plans to scrap a program that previously promised citizenship to immigrants who were willing to serve.
Citing an undated Pentagon memo prepared for Defense Secretary James Mattis, the Washington Post reports that the Defense Department is mulling the cancellation of the enlistment contracts for immigrant recruits who enlisted through its Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program.