U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    A Guide to How Obama's New Immigration Policy Will Work, And a Word of Caution

    President Barack Obama announced Friday afternoon that the Department of Homeland Security will no longer attempt to deport young undocumented immigrants brought here as children, signaling a compassionate shift in an immigration policy whose hallmark was aggressive enforcement and record-shattering ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2010

    What's a Little Marriage Fraud Between Amigos?

    It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Comfort in Time of Grief for Local Haitians

    Kimberly ThorpeChristelle Joseph, born in Haiti and now living in Irving, hasn't been able to reach her family in Haiti since last week's earthquake​Haitians living in the Dallas area came together last night to grieve for a country wrecked by last week's earthquakes (and this week's aftershocks) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    If Nothing Else, City Council Members Now Have One More Reason to Travel Abroad

    ​The city council's Economic Development Committee was first briefed on the subject one year ago: "Attracting Foreign Investment as Part of Dallas' Economic Growth Strategy: The EB-5 Program." Long story short: Per the Immigration Act of 1990, foreign investors who sink at least $1 million into U. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    The Waiting Game

    Emilio Gonzalez, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is in Dallas today, paying a visit to the Dallas U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office. And he'll be greeted by "dozens of legal residents waiting to become U.S. citizens" who are marching on the North Stemmons Freewa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    ACORN Goes Nuts for Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Just saw this moments ago, about how some 30-50 members of Dallas-Fort Worth's Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now chapter were ushered out of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's Dallas offices this a.m. I called ACORN's local offices on Maple Avenue, and there was indeed a march on the ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    No Sanctuary

    Long delays in processing asylum claims leave Guatemalans in a bind

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Slow Tide Rising

    Did the Latino vote push Democrats over the top?