Re: Tenn. judge to moms: Learn English or lose kids
devnull at spamcop.net
Tue Feb 1 07:57:20 EST 2005
| >>As I recall there is/was a federal requirement to speak English for the
| >>citizenship test as exampled by the problems a family had with a 23 y.o.
| >>disabled daughter the parents wanted to gain citizenship when they
| > I'm trying to find out more about this, but I cannot find a law
| > referenced anywhere.
| Yes, there is a language requirement - see the INS site (let me know and
| I will chase down the URL...) - I am going for my US citizenship at the
| moment.... there are some dispensations though, and the agents have some
| latitude as well I understand... luckily I speakable passable English
| with an overlay of Gibberish...
Ahhh another caudate for political office.
As to the flexibility I think that came about due to the disabled young
woman's case which took an act of Congress to fix in the short run.
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