EAH Immigration Blog

News in Brief

The following additional items may be of interest to our readers:

Marriage to U.S. Citizen and Naturalization: Naturalization applicants filing on the basis of marriage to a U.S. citizen – filed after three years of obtaining permanent residency – must continue to be married from the time of filing for naturalization until the applicant takes the Oath of Allegiance for naturalization. However, the statutory provisions that require the applicant spouse to be living with his or her U.S. citizen spouse for at least three years is only required until the time of filing.

New Jersey Prohibits Law Enforcement Cooperation with ICE: The state of New Jersey released new rules restricting state and local law enforcement’s cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, including preventing state officers from inquiring about an individual’s immigration status and limiting when officers may comply with immigration detainers.

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