Month: September 2012

US National Anthem in Spanish at the Smithsonian National Museum

It is well known that the Smithsonian National museum features millions of artifacts and specimens. Now the authorized Spanish translation of the US national anthem has become a part of the museum’s collection. It was after the World War II, the US Department of State granted authorization to an immigrant from Peru, Clotilde Arias, to …

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Immigrant Investor Program Boosts the Economy of Florida

United States grants Green Cards to foreign investors who are capable of investing in US business ventures. This is the Immigrant Investor Program of the United States which brings many wealthy foreign nationals to the United States, who are willing to invest significant amounts in the country. Through this investment, a foreign national is also …

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Illegal Immigrant is not the Right Term

Immigrants who enter the United States without legal documents are referred as “illegal aliens”. Activist and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has talked to The Times and The Associated Press about this controversial term. “Alien” by itself means non-human and immigration activists argue that this term must not be used to refer to a human being. …

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House Rejects Bill that Would Eliminate the Green Card Lottery Program

A bill that would eliminate the Green Card lottery program has been rejected by the US House of Representatives. According to this Republican bill, permanent resident visas will be granted to foreign students who graduate in STEM fields, from US universities. But that bill failed to pass the House. The H.R. 6429 bill, would have …

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Global Entry – US Customs and Border Protection Program

Global Entry, a program of the US Customs and Border Protection, accelerates the clearance for low-risk travelers, when they arrive at a US port of entry. This program has been designed for frequent global travelers and the participants of this program may enter into the country by making use of automated kiosks at the airports. …

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Green Card Lottery 2014 – File an Application to Win a Green Card

Getting an immigrant visa to immigrate to the United States is the dream of many foreign nationals. But unfortunately, many people are unable to achieve this goal because they do not have anyone in America to sponsor a green card for them. But this lottery program conducted by the US Congress, every year is a …

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Visa Security Program

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been taking a lot of efforts to prevent terrorists from traveling to America and exploiting the immigration system of the country. The Visa Security Program of the US Department of Homeland Security, prevents criminals and terrorists from entering into the country. Through this program, people who are likely to …

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Organizations Receive Grants on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

USCIS announced on the Constitution and Citizenship Day, that 31 immigrant-serving organizations that provide citizenship preparation services for the Green Card holders, will receive federal funding. $5 million will be granted by the USCIS, approximately, in order to boost up these organizations that prepare immigrants for US citizenship. All these organizations belong to 21 American …

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Constitution and Citizenship Day – Special Ceremonies

Citizens of the United States observe the US Constitution and Citizenship Day, every year on September 17. USCIS will welcome new citizens today by organizing special naturalization ceremonies. Around 8000 people will take the oath of Allegiance and get their naturalization certificates on this special day. Constitution and Citizenship day is being celebrated to think …

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Hispanic Immigrants are Job Creators

There has always been a notion that the Hispanics and immigrants take the jobs of native Americans. A report by Alexandra Starr from the New America Foundation, has been released and that report clears the assumptions of the people. That report states that most Hispanics are entrepreneurs who keep contributing to the economy of America. …

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