Becoming a Citizen

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Oceana Publications, Incorporated, 2005 - Law - 211 pages
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Learn the process of becoming a United States citizen. This comprehensive guide provides important information on the legal requirements, advantages, disadvantages, and restrictions one must understand to begin and complete the naturalization process. Sample tests and forms included.

The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.

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Contents

CHAPTER
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CITIZENSHIP UNDERJUS SANGUINIS RIGHT OF BLOOD
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CHAPTER
21
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

MARGARET C. JASPER is an attorney engaged in the general practice of law in South Salem, New York, concentrating in the areas of personal injury and entertainment law. Ms. Jasper holds a Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, is a member of the New York and
Connecticut bars, and is certified to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Jasper has been appointed to the law guardian panel for the Family Court of the State of New York, is a member of a number of professional organizations and associations, and is a New York State licensed real estate broker operating as Jasper Real Estate, in South Salem, New York.
Margaret Jasper maintains a website at http: //www.JasperLawOffice.com.
In 2004, Ms. Jasper successfully argued a case before the New York Court of Appeals, which gives mothers of babies who are stillborn due to medical negligence the right to bring a legal action and recover emotional distress damages. This successful appeal overturned a 26-year old New York case
precedent, which previously prevented mothers of stillborn babies to sue their negligent medical providers.

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