Policy Change on Residence Ends Citizenship for Some Children-photo-by-frank-mckenna

Policy Change on Residence Ends Citizenship for Some Children

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will change its policy on residence in some cases, which will end automatic U.S. citizenship for some children. The move marks the Trump administration’s continued effort to make it harder for foreign-born individuals to acquire citizenship. Currently, USCIS considers the children of U.S. service members and government employees residing outside…

Group Seeks Reasons for Huge Naturalization Backlog

Group Seeks Reasons for Skyrocketing Naturalization Backlog

Nine nonprofits from across the country filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking an explanation for the skyrocketing naturalization backlog. The FOIA request asks for information and documents to assess the agency’s costs, budget allocations, policies and practices related to processing N-400 naturalization applications. The group…

Anita Koumriqian joins AIL

Alcorn Immigration Law Announces New Associate Attorney: Anita Koumriqian

The Alcorn Immigration Law team welcomes Anita Koumriqian as our newest associate. An expert in immigration law with a passion for family immigration matters, Anita will focus on individual and family immigration cases including changes of status, marriage-based and family green cards, citizenship, and asylum. She will also accompany our clients to government interviews, which…