Because freedom can't protect itself
My brother in law Reynaldo Garcia sr. applayed in May 2006 and two years later was told he was removed from list because they sent him a letter whicvh he never got.He is 79 years old born in McAllen,Tex.by a midwife.He served in the National Guard and was a local bussinessman.They kept his fee and also his original birthcertificate,and now he wants to apply for the border crossing card.Will he be denided again????
if the republicans have there way we will have a police state just like china maybe worse. Actually it's splitting hairs now. it's really a matter of their level of consciousness which right now is slightly more than cro-magnon man
The discrimination against Mexican-Americans is not only happenning in the southern border states by the State Dept. It's also going on in the US Consulates in Mexico. I'm really having a tough time to obtain CRBA's (certificate of report abroad)for my boys, even though I easily meet all the requirements but well they're asking me for a litany of documents in my case whereas my anglo friend got the CRBA for her child faster than speedy Gonzalez!
I think this is completely unjust and violates the very premise of United States Constitution. I believe many people within immigrant communities, are unaware of their rights and are often taken advantage of.
"...all documentation that isn’t required of any other U.S. citizen applying for a passport, to prove your citizenship."
Actually - those documents are also required if you are US born but adopted and your amended birth certificate was filed more than one year after birth. It doesn't matter if the original was filed on time. Why doesn't the ACLU support the rights of adoptees to their OWN unaltered records?
I was also denied a passport. Born in a border town to very modest poor parents, who of course, used a midwife. My twin brother, however, who served in the military, was granted a passport.
Can someone tell me what can I expect.
My husband and I applied in june 2009, he
got his passport in July, but I have not
received it yet. I know it's because I
was born with the assistance of a midwife.
Every time I call I am told my case is in process, they don't help. I can't benefit from the ACLU civil law suit, because I didn't receive the letter stating that my case was filed without further action.
What can I do?
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