If you seek to become a permanent resident, you're likely most interested in the new rights that you'll get. Not only will you lawfully be allowed to live in the United States, but you can own property, go to public schools, get a job, obtain a driver's license and apply to have family members join you in Louisiana. These are just a few examples, but they show you how beneficial this status can be.
Those with dual citizenship bear the responsibility of being responsive to two different countries in terms of fulfilling their respective residency requirements and also with respect to paying taxes. Aside from being able to live in more than one country, another benefit of dual citizenship is that you can participate in government programs they both offer.
In many senses, indefinite detainment without a conviction or deportation seems unfair. It means a person is being held without a chance to plead his or her case, with no end in sight. In the case of immigrants, is this legal?
You're not a citizen of the United States, but you're interested in becoming a permanent resident. You know that will give you the right to work legally and to start the career you've always dreamed of. You also know it means you'll be able to live in the country without the fear of deportation.
This month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services begin a new application process for anyone seeking to change their work visa to an employment-based green card. Under the Obama administration, USCIS performed interviews on an “as needed basis.” Now, everyone will do one.