U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

October 13, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery College Recibe Subsidios para Facilitar el Camino Hacia la Ciudadanía

Montgomery College recibió un subsidio de los Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de EE. UU. para ayudar, al menos a 320 residentes, con clases de preparación ciudadana y otros servicios relacionados. La universidad fue uno de los dos beneficiarios en Maryland de un Programa de Subvenciones de Ciudadanía e Integración para el año fiscal 2021, […]

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October 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery College Receives Grants to Ease Residents’ Path to Citizenship

Montgomery College received a grant from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to help at least 320 lawful permanent residents with citizen preparation classes and other related services. The college was one of two recipients in Maryland of a FY2021 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program that awarded a total of $10 million to 40 organizations. […]

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February 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

DHS Secretary Signs Memos Cracking Down on Immigration Laws

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, John Kelly, has signed two memorandums to implement the recent executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on immigration and border security. In his memos, Kelly describes in detail how the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the U.S. Citizenship and […]

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September 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Montgomery College Receives Citizenship Preparation Grant

To celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, which commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials announced on Thursday a $10 million grant designed to support citizenship preparation programs. Forty immigrant-serving organizations from 26 states will receive federal funding to support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents through September 2017. […]

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April 30, 2015 | Aline Barros

Mikulski Asks Homeland Security Secretary to Make Available Unused H-2B Visas

During Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, on April 29, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski hand-delivered a letter to Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to conduct an audit on the number of non-immigrant H-2B visas that have been both requested and used in 2015. H-2B visa is a program that provides seasonal labor to Maryland’s […]

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July 31, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes

Germantown Centenarian Marks Birthday By Becoming U.S. Citizen

As if turning 100 isn’t enough of a momentous occasion, Germantown’s Donatila Leticia Munoz Orantes, also became a U.S. citizen on her birthday. Orantes turned 100 years old on July 30 and to celebrate she was at the Baltimore district office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, taking her oath of citizenship. She was born in Nicaragua and […]

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