The 24-year-old pop star has had a green card since he moved to Atlanta in 2007.
My recent trip to Washington, D.C. had me thinking about how I fit into the fabric of American life. Ever since the fatal date of September 11th, 2001 I have been at odds about whether I feel truly at home living in America.
"People shouldn't have to answer this sh*t."
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services held a Halloween-themed naturalization ceremony for kids. It was very cute.
"Let some American women take on the roles that you're getting."
Presidential candidate Donald Trump and several of his Republican competitors have now endorsed the notion of doing away with the very first sentence of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
More than 8 million would-be American citizens enter the Green Card Lottery every year, but only 50,000 lucky winners are
More than 8 million would-be American citizens enter the Green Card Lottery every year, but only 50,000 lucky winners are chosen. We speak with Abdi Iftin, who was one of the lucky few.
All these issues are pieces of the same larger debate: Are we more fearful of "them" out there, or more confident about "us"? Is our goal to constrain and limit citizenship, or to enlarge and fulfill its promise?
On June 14, I spoke at a naturalization ceremony. In that brief moment, and since, I have been able to reflect on what the oath that was taken by those people from 33 different nations means to me, someone that was lucky enough to be born an American citizen.