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Marriage Fraud: An Intimate Portrait of a Green Card Marriage

Despite severe penalties, marriage for money is common. But a fake marriage can come with real issues.

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Married to an American and Still Undocumented

Some immigrants fail to gain green cards after marrying U.S. citizens. Fi2W contributor Valeria Fernández looks at a new rule that could fix this problem.

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De Leon: Many Immigrants Yearn to Contribute to Political Campaigns

The Supreme Court upheld a statute this week against foreigners making financial contributions to any elections in the U.S. Only legal permanent residents are allowed to contribute funds, but anyone, no matter their legal status, can volunteer their time for a campaign.

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New Book Highlights Those Who Successfully Navigated the Immigration System

Green Card Stories, by journalist Saundra Amrhein, tells the stories of 50 people who climbed their way through the immigration law jungle.

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Federal Agency In Charge of Citizenship Tries to Ease Fears of Immigrant New Yorkers

New York’s office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it is actively working with immigrant groups to expedite the citizenship process and calm fears about immigration enforcement.

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Is Your Marriage Real? For Immigrants USCIS Has Ways to Find Out

“If you’re really married you have nothing to fear” – Barbara Felska, an immigration services officer at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service’s Stokes unit.

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A Mexican Immigrant Wears Detroit’s Golden Gloves

A gym in Southwest Detroit serving the Mexican immigrant community has cultivated a star, 18 year old Erick De Leon. But as a non-citizen, De Leon’s opportunities are limited.

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Hispanic Media has Ojos on Arizona

Arizona’s tough new immigration law, and the debate over immigration reform continue to dominate the headlines of Spanish-language media.