House Passes 245(i) Extension

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31st May 2001

On Monday, May 21, 2001, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1885. The bill extends benefits under section 245(i) of the Immigration & Nationality Act. Under this section, aliens who are otherwise eligible to get a green card but who … more

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U.S. Government Acknowledges 1 Million Person Backlog in Naturalization Applications, Over 44,000 Fi

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16th May 2001

An audit of the Immigration and Naturalization Service shows that there is a backlog of Naturalization processing of over one million cases. Some persons waiting years to obtain an interview, approval of their naturalization application and invitation to a swearing-in … more

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Few Asylum Applicants Succeed in Immigration Court; Chances Improve Greatly With Attorney Representa

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9th May 2001

An audit of the Immigration and Naturalization Service shows that there is a backlog of Naturalization processing of over one million cases. Some persons waiting years to obtain an interview, approval of their naturalization application and invitation to a swearing-in … more

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