Tag: Citizenship

More Immigrants Seeking Citizenship to Vote in 2016 Presidential Race

Due to the Obama Administration’s effort encouraging immigrants to become U.S. citizens to “fully participate in civic life” and a desire to vote in the 2016 presidential election, the number of naturalization applications have increased substantially in recent months, according to the Migration Policy Institute.

Why Ted Cruz Is Vulnerable on Canadian Birth Issue

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump attacked his main internal rival, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), on Tuesday, noting that Cruz’s Canadian birth could be “very precarious” for Republicans: “Republicans are going to have to ask themselves the question: ‘Do we want a candidate who could be tied up in court for two years?’”

Feds Release ‘Citizenship’ Video in Spanish, English

The Obama administration is encouraging the 8.8 million eligible lawful permanent residents to become U.S. citizen with efforts aimed at raising awareness about the process and pressing more immigrants to naturalize. The citizenship agency released two versions of a video: one in English and one in Spanish.

Senate Democrats Block Ted Cruz Refugee Bills

Democrat senators today sided with President Barack Obama in the growing conflict between the president and other federal and state officials on how to deal with Syrian refugees in the aftermath of ISIS’s terrorist attacks in Paris.

No Assimilation Needed in U.S., Obama Tells Millions of Migrants

Foreigners who want to become U.S. citizens don’t have to change their attitudes or beliefs, President Barack Obama said in a new video. Neither Obama’s speech, not the accompanying website, suggest that new citizens should be proud of their new nation’s culture and history

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Gutiérrez: Trump Driving Latinos To Seek Citizenship To Vote

“That’s right, apply for citizenship and you can vote for whoever you want to vote for, and you could even vote against the guy who called your whole ethnic group rapists, murderers and drug-dealers,” Gutiérrez said in a speech Thursday on the House floor. “That kind of ugly, un-American attack is moving people to apply for citizenship and moving citizens to become voters,” he added.

Immigration, Migration, and the Death of Democracy

Few politicians have been handed a gift like the one Jorge Ramos of Univision gave Donald Trump. In one lightning-flash moment, Ramos became the avatar of everything law-abiding Americans despise about the political and media class, and the issue where they most clearly converge… blurring partisan lines to form a chorus that insists citizenship law is only kinda-sorta law. Our ruling class has sternly informed us that We the People have no say in the crafting or administration of immigration law.

Jindal: USCIS Head Must Go For Diluting Oath Of Citizenship Requirements

“I think the President needs to fire the director immediately. I think Congress needs to pass a law to stop them from changing the oath,” Jindal said in an interview with Breitbart News Wednesday. “Let’s be honest here, immigration without assimilation is invasion. We’ve always said the people coming here have to want to be Americans otherwise why are they coming here in the first place?” he asked.