A federal judge in Utah has ruled that people born in the territory of American Samoa should be recognized as U.S. citizens. It wasn’t immediately clear if Thursday’s ruling applies outside Utah. The cluster of islands in the Pacific is the only place in the country without an automatic claim to citizenship. People born in American Samoa are labeled U.S....
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is providing a playroom for children and families to enjoy while waiting for naturalization ceremonies to begin.
It may take years of preparation and lots of paperwork to become a United States citizen, but the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is making the process more playful. NBC 5’s Chris Coffey reports.