Mary Giovagnoli, Director of the Immigration Policy Center at the American Immigration Council,...
Long, complex path to citizenship puts lives on hold
Published on Mon, Mar 08, 2010
Imad Doski applied for his U.S. citizenship five years ago with dreams of a high-dollar job translating Kurdish and Arabic.
Since then, the native of Iraq has discovered one private contractor pays U.S. citizens $60,000 more per year than other immigrants. Another only hires citizens.
"When you are a citizen, opportunities are different, pay is sometimes different, people sometimes look at you differently," said Doski, a Nashville bookkeeper.
Published in the The Tennessean | Read Article