Latest U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services News

Requests to bring in child brides OK'd; legal under US laws

Jan. 11, 2019 9:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were approved over the past decade, according to government data obtained by The Associated Press. In one case, a 49-year-old man applied for admission for a 15-year-old girl. The approvals...

Young immigrants seeking refuge from abuse face denials

Jan. 2, 2019 6:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some immigrant youth looking to start over in the United States after fleeing abusive homes are seeing their applications for green cards rejected because the Trump administration says they're too old. A U.S. government program in place since 1990 has let young immigrants subject to...

Immigration agents arrest man who left church after a year

Nov. 23, 2018 3:44 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a North Carolina church for 11 months was detained Friday at a scheduled appointment with immigration officials, prompting more than a dozen supporters to block a law enforcement van and wind up under arrest themselves. Mexican...