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September 17 2013
There are 8.8 million legal permanent residents eligible for citizenship, according to government figures. In the case of Latinos, a Pew Hispanic report found that only 46 percent of Latino immigrants who are eligible to become citizens have taken the step, compared to 71 percent of non-Latino legal immigrants. Among Mexican-Americans, only 36 percent have naturalized. On Tuesday – National Citizenship Day – groups..

August 19 2013
By Felicia Escobar Commonsense comprehensive immigration reform isn’t just something that makes sense to 68 members of the United States Senate or a majority of the American people – it also makes sense to American business. In fact, there is a rich history of employers helping their employees achieve the American dream of citizenship. And our legal immigration system provides..

August 03 2013
By The Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — For immigrants working toward the American Dream, some employers are now helping them reach their dream of becoming Americans. Health clinics, hotels and a clothing factory are pairing up with immigrant advocates to offer on-site citizenship assistance as one of the perks of the job in greater Los Angeles, Miami, Washington..

July 08 2013
By Miriam Jordan As Congress debates whether to put 11 million illegal immigrants on the path to citizenship, a network of private foundations, nonprofits and businesses has launched a campaign to turn legal U.S. residents who haven’t pursued citizenship into naturalized Americans. More than eight million permanent residents, or green-card holders, are eligible to become citizens, according to the..

June 03 2013
Por: Pilar Marrero American Apparel es una empresa de ropa conocida por su campaña “Legalize LA”, estampada en camisetas y en grandes letreros y vallas, su campaña publicitaria con jovencitas sexy y el éxito de su moda con la juventud estadounidense de clase media. Ahora también es la primera empresa de Los Ángeles en hacer..

April 24 2013
By Alphonce Shiundu Immigrant workers who are eligible to become U.S. citizens have something to smile about: their employers may be willing to help them through the naturalization process. Tuesday, the National Immigration Forum launched a nationwide initiative at Miami Dade College to encourage businesses to help their immigrant employees become citizens. The effort has been dubbed “The..

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