| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Kamar Osei Harris joined the U.S. Air Force last fall for the reasons most service members cite: love of country and sense of duty.
The fact that it wasn't technically his country didn't occur to the Canadian-born son of parents from Barbados and...
| Jul 5, 2014
Art exhibit, Ben J. Hicks, South Florida based photographer exhibits fine-art photographs of the natural world; Farida Moss exhibits mixed media paintings that combine storytelling with art; The Fused in Glass Cub exhibits fine dinnerware, art,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Anthony Sullivan and Richard Adams were spending a quiet evening watching television in their Tujunga home when Johnny Carson joked about some liberal county clerk in Colorado who had done the unthinkable: issued a marriage license to two men.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Maribel Campusano Fajardo smiles shyly at the ring on her left hand. "The ring is just a promise, because we can't get married without the identity card," the 25-year-old said.
Fajardo's fiance, Rafael Toussaint, 26, is one of thousands of people born...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Also appended, Stephen Breyer's concurring dissent. As I do from time to time, I generated a plain-text version of this opinion for ease of cutting, pasting and reading, and attempted to insert extra reader-friendly paragraph breaks. For the whole...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:50 PM
SEOUL -- President Obama plans to honor those who died in the Korean War with a surprising message for a foreign audience: a pitch for immigration reform back home.
At a naturalization ceremony Friday for 13 U.S. service members and seven military...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Opening statements began Tuesday in Riverside in the trial of a former Guatemalan soldier accused of concealing his role in a massacre when he applied for U.S. citizenship.
A federal prosecutor told jurors in Riverside that Jorge Sosa took part in the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- This Independence Day comes amid unusual focus on the estimated 11 million undocumented aliens already here, yearning to breathe free without the threat of what Mitt Romney clumsily labeled self-deportation.
The Senate has passed by a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:08 PM
For Nazik Parazyan, taking the test to become a citizen in 2010 was a breeze because she had already lived in Glendale for 11 years.
It takes about five years to apply for citizenship after getting a green card, but Parazyan couldn't get one. She came to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:03 PM
A former Guatemalan Army unit commander implicated in a mass murder in the 1980s has been extradited to Los Angeles from Canada to face federal charges that he lied on his application for naturalization as a U.S. citizen four years ago....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:03 AM
L.A. Unified board member Nury Martinez is sponsoring a free clinic today to help San Fernando Valley residents with their “deferred action” program and citizenship applications. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was passed by...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:03 PM
I have just received the sample ballot with the second half written in Armenian. This must be at least questionable to all other minorities wondering why they are not included.
But to print it in all other languages would be even more questionable to the...