Monthly Archives: September 2008

U.S. Attorney General Vacates Matter of A-T-

In a refreshing decision, on September 22, 2008, the U.S. Attorney General vacated the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“BIA”) decision in Matter of A-T- , 24 I&N Dec. 296 (BIA 2007).  The Board held in Matter of A-T- that a … Continue reading

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House passes “SSI extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act.”

It is currently our law that asylees and refugees may receive SSI disability for a period of seven years.  If they do not become citizens in seven years, they will be cut off of SSI.  There have been many instances … Continue reading

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Is the new naturalization (cititzenship) exam easier than the old one?

On October 1, 2008, applicants for naturalization (citizenship) will have the option of taking the current English and civics tests or the new one, now called the “redesigned test.”  USCIS has posted a chart on their website indicating when people … Continue reading

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