Written by: Sydney M., Alex S., and Andre S.
Who is a U.S. Citizen?
-Was born in the U.S.
-Has at least one parent that was born in the U.S.
-You were less then 18 yrs old when your parent became naturalized or a U.S. Citizen
How can one become a Citizen?
--Steps for the Naturalization Process
1. Register for a BCCC Citizenship Preparation Class.
2. Complete an N-400 form
3.After the government receives your properly completed application, you will receive the following:
a. A receipt notice (within a month)
b. A biometrics notice for an appointment to get your fingerprints taken (within a few months)
c. An appointment notice for an interview with USCIS (within a few months more)
4.Have a interview with USCIS
5. If you pass the interview you have to go through the Naturalization Oath Ceremony.
-Adopted by a U.S. Citizen
-Married to a spouse that is a U.S. Citizen
-Serve in the U.S. Military
What power does one have with the "office of citizen?"
-Citizens have the power to decide what our government will and will not do
-Citizens have to vote to get representatives that have what they favor in mind
What are the rights, duties, and responsibilities of good citizenship?
-Follow all the rules and expectations
-Lend a helping hand
-Treat others the way you want to be treated
-Be kind to one another
-Invite new people into your group so they get connected