Despite severe penalties, marriage for money is common. But a fake marriage can come with real issues.
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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.
Green Card Stories, by journalist Saundra Amrhein, tells the stories of 50 people who climbed their way through the immigration law jungle.
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.
“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.