Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Showers and thunderstorms are likely both days. Heavy rainfall and at least some risk of strong to severe storms will be present.
Immigration officials say those who applied
for citizenship after June 1st will have to wait more than a year
to become Americans.
The delay will prevent many from voting in next November's
The delay is due to a deluge of applications as immigrants
rushed to beat drastic fee increases for naturalization, legal
residency, work permits, international adoptions and a host of
other immigration benefits.
That means naturalization applications filed after June 1st will
take 15 months to 18 months to process.
A total of 2.5 million applications were filed with the agency
during the months of July and August.