Guam NationalityCountry of Guam
!! the United States, or any other territory over which the United States exercises sovereignty and which has not taken positive steps to obtain or acquire foreign citizenship. ESTA is required for international travel to Guam/CNMI under the VWP. The first governor of Guam is Carlton Skinner. Indeed, those born in Guam are considered US citizens.
There are more migrants facing the loss of citizenship: immigrations
In general, the aim of immigrants to the United States is to one day become citizens of the United States. Though there are innumerable people, such as my deceased uncles, who for fundamental reason decide not to become a US national, most regular citizens are considering becoming a national.
Indeed, there are many inhabitants who stay permanently, not because they do not wish to become citizens, but because they have not made the effort to become one. Consequently, many are very well acquainted with the naturalisation procedure in which US nationality is conferred "to a non-U.S. subject to the conditions laid down by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act".
" Every year, several hundred thousand foreigners are successfully naturalized and successfully applied for citizenship. In Guam, the affidavit is taken either once or twice a months at the Guam County Court. At the same time, many are not quite as accustomed to another trial, which can also take place in a regional court, and that is an order of expatriation.
Expatriation is the expatriation of a person according to 340(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. A person may be deprived of his or her nationality in the course of a regional trial if he or she has acquired nationality by means of deception, by concealing a fact of substance or by deliberate falsehood.
Expatriation is so serious that in the case of expatriation, the members of the families who have acquired nationality through this expatriation also loose theirs. Indeed, a document of nationality which has been granted to this person of secondary origin may be withdrawn by an administration measure. However, these figures are projected to rise sharply as a consequence of Operation Janus.
The Janus mission is a collaborative effort between the Department of Justice and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to initiate expatriation procedures against persons who have obtained their citizenship illegally. Historically, naturalised nationals were only generally susceptible to enquiries and further investigation when requesting supplementary immigrant work.
Operation Janus is a positive move to take action against those who have perpetrated cheating. At the beginning of this year, over 300,000 cases were detected in Operation Janus. In addition, on January 5, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey ordered the expatriation of Baljinder Singh, a. k. a. Davinder Singh.
When he had applied for political asylum after marrying a US national, Singh received his long-term residence permit and eventually his nationality. But in view of the story of Singh's deception and falsehood he was deprived of his nationality. This was the first outcome of Operation Janus. The Janus operation is just one of many actions and initatives to make sure that migration legislation and rules are respected and not overruled.
There is a very low level of toleration not only of penal registers, but also of those who file deceptive information and documentation in order to obtain immigrant credit. When you have obtained your residence permit or nationality through cheating or false information, your application may be further reviewed and an inquiry may be initiated.
If you have any further question or concern about the loss of nationality or other immigrant matters, an expert immigrant lawyer is advised. Ms. Catherine Bejerana Camacho is a Filipino-American lawyer who grew up in Guam and is admitted to the bar in Guam and California. Her specialties are labour and domestic relations as well as company and domestic relations laws.