Biden Reverts Naturalization Test to 2008 Version

Biden Reverts Naturalization Test to 2008 Version

Written by Taher Kameli & Chathan Vemuri In another reversal of Trump-era immigration policy, the Biden administration struck down the revised naturalization civic test implemented on December 1, 2020, replacing it with the older 2008 version of the test that had been in force up till that time.[1] This was done as part of President Biden’s February 2 Executive Order on “Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration System.”[2] The USCIS will go back to the 2008 test as of March 1, 2021, although there will also be an interim period during which both tests will be

Denver Mayor Protests Legal Immigrants Being Denied Citizenship for Marijuana Jobs

Legal Immigrants Denied Citizenship for Marijuana Jobs

Written by: Taher Kameli, Esq. Oswaldo Barrientos emigrated to the United States from El Salvador when he was a baby 29 years ago.  He received his green card at age 13 and currently remains a legal immigrant in the United States. Barrientos has no criminal record and a stable job.  Does he seem like the type of person who should be rejected when he applied for US citizenship? You probably would think no, but unfortunately such is not the case.  Barrientos in fact was recently denied US citizenship, and told that he “lacked moral character”, because

5 Benefits of a US Citizenship

5 Benefits of a US Citizenship & rewarding opportunities.

Written by: Taher Kameli, Esq. The United States of America is a powerhouse of opportunities, both personal and professional, and is one of the most coveted countries for expats. People from all over the world move to the U.S. looking for rewarding professional growth opportunities. The stunning physical features, highly developed infrastructure, and welcoming people are reasons enough for people to seek green card and settle down there. If you are considering getting U.S. citizenship, be prepared to get a whole new set of privileges, rights, and benefits. But here are a few obvious ones you are likely to