Citizenship

New York State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa has resigned and pleaded guilty to entering into a sham marriage for U.S. citizenship. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-N.Y. Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa Gets Prison Time For Sham Marriage

A judge has sentenced a former New York state lawmaker to a year in prison for buying an $8,000 sham marriage to gain citizenship.

10/03/2014

U.S. Passport (credit: AP)

Connecticut Woman Says She’s Victim of Citizenship Scammers

A Bosnian native, who has been living in Berlin, Conn. for the last 14 years, said she was recently scammed out of $680 when she went online to seek help to apply for U.S. citizenship.

09/22/2011

Guard Cutter Barque Eagle is seen in Brooklyn, NY - Aug 5, 2011 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Stops In NYC On Way To Connecticut

The Eagle is carrying 140 cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., from which it departed in May for its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe.

08/05/2011

A U.S. Citizenship Swearing-In Ceremony at Sagamore Hill - Cove Neck, NY - Apr 18, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

New American Citizens Sworn-In At Sagamore Hill On Long Island

Fifty new American immigrants from 35 different nations were officially sworn-in as naturalized U.S. citizens on Monday.

04/18/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Senators Seek Crackdown On Illegal Student Visas

Five U.S. senators are calling for a federal crackdown on what they say are phony colleges handing out student visas to potential criminals and terrorists.

03/06/2011