Citizenship

crime

When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

America's U Visa offers hope to survivors of awful crimes, even under Donald Trump. But applying can be its own kind of nightmare.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
5.9.18
immigration

The Undocumented Immigrants Who Are Actually Citizens

Thanks to confusing citizenship requirements, people can live for decades without knowing their true status.
Meredith Hoffman
12.18.17
immigration

Let a Radiant Photo Profile Series Introduce You to the Newest Americans

Photographer Sam Comen and writer Michael Estrin team up to portray the surprising stories of 'The Newest Americans.'
Shana Nys Dambrot
4.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New Zealand Sees Spike in Americans Seeking Citizenship Following Trump's Election

Applications from Americans seeking citizenship to the Kiwi nation jumped 70 percent over the 12 weeks following the election, compared to the same period last year.
Brian Moylan
3.14.17
immigration

Undocumented Spouses of US Citizens Are Desperately Applying for Green Cards Because of Trump

They're going through a complex, expensive, and sometimes risky process because they're worried about being deported.
Meredith Hoffman
3.14.17
immigration

Britain's Citizenship Fee Leaves Some UK-Born Children Out in the Cold

After a decade spent living in the UK, children are legally entitled to become British citizens, but only if their parents can come up with the $1,150 registration fee.
Matthew Broomfield
3.2.17
immigration

Why I'm Proud to Be a Naturalized Citizen in 2017

The past year was rough for immigrants, but I'm still glad I decided to become an American.
Chin Lu
1.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Did Melania Trump Immigrate to the US Illegally for a Nude Photo Shoot?

The wife of the presidential candidate hellbent on keeping "illegal immigrants" out of the US may have once technically been one herself.
VICE Staff
8.5.16
Stuff

Why Americans Renounce Their Citizenship

The rare citizen-based taxation laws in the US can make life hell for Americans living abroad, to the point that some cut ties with the United States altogether.
Serena Solomon
7.18.16
News

Greek Volunteers Are Bracing for Another Wave of Migrants

If a deal between the European Union and Turkey falls apart, migrants could once agains start crossing the Aegean Sea to Greece en masse.
Joseph Epstein
7.9.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Become an American Citizen on the Fourth of July

"I guess the best day in my life was when I got married, but really the best day of my life was that day."
Serena Solomon
7.4.16
The Borders Issue

Photos of the Last Refugees Entering Europe Through the Greek Islands

In January, photographer Elliot Ross documented the arrival of some of the last asylum seekers entering Europe through the Greek islands.
Elliot Ross
6.14.16
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