Many immigrants to the United States are unaware of a provision in the Immigration and Nationality Act under the Violence Against Women Act which permits battered spouses, parents and children to file special visa petitions to remain in the country.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, continues to make inflammatory comments to the media and his supporters regarding his proposed bans on Muslim immigration to the United States should he win the presidential election in November. His remarks have understandably caused a stir among Muslim communities both here in the United States and abroad.
If you are a resident of the United States and wish to become a citizen, you may have heard about the naturalization process. Once you fulfill all of the citizenship requirements according to the Immigration and Nationality Act as established by the U.S. Congress, you may apply to become a naturalized citizen.