Tag: Citizenship


U.S. — New Rules To Restrict “Birth Tourism”

There are now new visa rules put in place by the Trump administration to restrict what is referred to as “birth tourism” — the practice of women traveling to the United States to secure automatic and permanent American citizenship for their children by giving birth on American soil.  Applicants will now be denied a tourist visa unless they can prove […]


Jamaica Grants Citizenship To Foreign Nationals

Thirty-three foreign nationals living in Jamaica have been granted citizenship by the Government. They were presented with documents formalizing their status by the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) during a citizenship oath ceremony at the Liguanea Club in St. Andrew on February 28. The ceremony was attended by National Security Minister, Hon. Horace Chang, who has portfolio responsibility for […]


“Fiduciary Obligation To The Public”

When a man or woman gives birth to a child, he or she gains the title of parent. However, if their participation in the child’s life ends at that point, society (and history for that matter) will not deem him or her to have been a “good” parent. Active participation in and throughout the child’s life is required to achieve […]