Good moral character is a requirement for naturalization applicants. Paying taxes is one way to establish good moral character, and immigration legal service programs and their agencies can easily assist their clients with this important task.
House Bill 1436 was passed by the House Judiciary Committee on February 19, 2014 and is currently on the House floor. Sponsored by Rep. Mike Turner, this omnibus immigration bill would go into effect on January 1, 2015 and would do the following:
Recently our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has reminded us of the imperative, as the Body of Christ, to “respond to the globalization of migration with the globalization of charity and cooperation” for the 2015 World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
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The Huffington Post’s Pablo Manriquez highlights the year’s top 40 Latinos under the age of 40 in the United States. CLINIC’s Michelle Sardone, Legalization Program Director and Tatyana Delgado, Training and Legal Support Staff Attorney place among these groundbreaking young people doing important work in politics. Read the article. October 7, 2014