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FY 2022 3rd Highest New U.S. Citizens In History Reflects Who Lives and Votes in the U.S.
Mario A. Godoy

Many people are surprised at new data that shows that the Fiscal Year 2022 which ended September 30, 2022. It had the 3rd highest number of new U.S. c...

Nearly 2000 Chicagoans Became New American Citizens
Mario A. Godoy

1,984 immigrants from 120 countries became new American citizens at the largest naturalization ceremony ever held in Chicago on December 7. Held at Wi...

2023 New Year’s Resolution: Apply For Citizenship To Be Equal
Mario A. Godoy

Most people make 1 or more new year’s resolutions. If you are living in the United States with a green card as a legal permanent resident, make ...

Updates to the Naturalization Test
Mario A. Godoy

USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced on December 14 that it is planning changes to the naturalization test. USCIS plans to cond...

USCIS Extends Green Cards 24 Months For Naturalization Applicants
Mario A. Godoy

Green card holders who apply for naturalization got an early Christmas present this year. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is automat...

How To Prove Continuous Residence In The U.S.
Mario A. Godoy

The requirements for immigration benefits depend on what immigration status the applicant is applying for. When applying for U.S. citizenship through ...

5 Tips for Your Immigration Interview
Mario A. Godoy

Many immigration applications require an immigration interview. The interview allows U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to speak to a...

Do You Serve In The US Military But Are Not A Citizen – Yet?
Mario A. Godoy

Since 2002, USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) has naturalized more than 148,000 U.S. military service members at home and abroad. If y...

Free Guide: Naturalization for Non-Citizen Military Members
Mario A. Godoy

Did you serve in the U.S. military and wonder if you’re qualified to become a U.S. citizen? The United States does not require you to be a citiz...

Are You Eligible For Naturalization?
Mario A. Godoy

Do you want to become a U.S. citizen – but you’re unsure if you are eligible? The  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rece...

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