Citizenship & Naturalization
This report offers recommendations to strengthen immigration legal services in California for immigrants and asylum seekers. The report draws from 20 interviews with executive-level staff from legal service organizations and 80 responses to an online survey of a broad range of immigration legal service providers across the state.
How Can I Get My Papers: Lessons from a Decade of Online Legal Intakes for Undocumented Immigrants.
Building Strong and Inclusive Communities in the Southwest by Advancing Naturalization for New Americans
Join us at Philanthropy Southwest's 2019 Annual Conference for a workshop that addresses building strong and inclusive communities in the Southwest.
In the United States, citizenship is a unifying force built around a core set of commonly agreed ideals, including the inherent equality of all people. Yet U.S. citizenship law and practice are marked by gaps, weaknesses, and opportunities for arbitrary decision-making. Today, those gaps and weaknesses are being exploited to take U.S. citizenship away from members of marginalized groups.
In this brief, Urban Institute uses data from the December 2018 Well-Being and Basic Needs Survey to provide the first systematic evidence on the extent of chilling effects among immigrant families before release of a final public charge rule.
Factsheet, Issue Brief