During a stellar, 25-year career in the U.S. Army, Jorge Albert Swank of Aliso Viejo served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Just Cause. Swank--a graduate of Trinity University and a onetime congressional liaison for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration S ... More >>
Jane DeLeon came to this country from the Philippines two decades ago as the common-law partner of a man.In 2008, when same-sex marriage was still legal in California, she married a woman and had been leading a happy life in America--until the federal government told her she must leave.Now DeLeon is ... More >>
A Hispanic business and community leader in Santa Ana has joined other Hispanics around the country in signing an open letter to Mitt Romney that essentially accuses the GOP presidential candidate of hypocritically running away from his Mexican heritage. "Our
purpose here is to advise you that t ... More >>
Coe: Deaf to human decencyThe Riverside Press-Enterprise had a fascinating story yesterday about an attempt by more than 60 deaf immigrants from various countries but mostly Mexico to get asylum, claiming persecution in their native countries for their disability. Many had horror stories to tell ... More >>
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in partnership with St.
Anselm Community Center in Garden Grove, hosts an
information session today helping immigrants better understand the
naturalization process.Topics covered include the content of the naturalization test, free educational re ... More >>
If you're a Salvadoran whose Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is about to expire, you're in luck.U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Services announced today that the Department of Homeland Security will
extend the TPS for eligible nationals from the
current Sept. 9, 2010, date through the new exp ... More >>
UPDATED WITH CORRECTIONS AFTER THE JUMP. . . Citizenship applications that have been backlogged in Santa Ana for years must be processed in the next six months under a settlement announced today.
The agreement also covers cases in the Los Angeles and San Bernardino areas.
If you didn't think reality television could get any more crass than the grating weekly doses of collagen-injected OC busybodies, guess again. ABC is scheduled to air its new border patrol reality T.V. show during the same time slot as our desperate little OC housewives beginning in January. T ... More >>