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Written by Edward Lai

Unauthorized Immigrants with Criminal Convictions are Priority for Removal

The first few days of the new Trump administration will be critical when it comes to implementing his plans for unauthorized immigrants in the United States. According to most experts the unauthorized immigrants who have criminal records both abroad and in the US will be among the first to be deported.

During a recent interview with 60 Minutes, then President-elect Trump stated that his pledge to deport unauthorized immigrants has not faltered from the stance he took during his presidential campaign. According to Trump there will be at least 2 million unauthorized immigrants that can be deported due to criminal records alone.

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Written by Edward Lai

Know What Naturalization and Citizenship Mean to You

For most people, the last step in the immigration process to the United States is citizenship. The way that immigrants become citizens of the United States is through naturalization, meaning that if you were not born a US Citizen, you can become a citizen through the “naturalization” process.

The biggest question about this process is often:  “What does becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States mean in terms of obligations and benefits?”

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