Patrick Taurel, Legal Fellow and the American Immigration Council, provides an in-depth look...
Long, complex path to citizenship puts lives on hold
Published on Mon, Mar 08, 2010
Imad Doski applied for his U.S. citizenship five years ago with dreams of a high-dollar job translating Kurdish and Arabic.
Since then, the native of Iraq has discovered one private contractor pays U.S. citizens $60,000 more per year than other immigrants. Another only hires citizens.
"When you are a citizen, opportunities are different, pay is sometimes different, people sometimes look at you differently," said Doski, a Nashville bookkeeper.
Published in the The Tennessean | Read Article
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