Immigration 101

Applying for citizenship

Immigrating to the United states

  • A foreign citizen must be sponsored by a United States Citizen relative, U.S permanent resident or by a prospective employer, and be the beneficiary of any approved petition.


  • Fulfill eligibility requirement: show and prove residency and moral character within the the last five years.
  • Be knowledgeable of basic english reading, writing, and speaking
  • Basic knowledge of United States history
  • Take oath of Alllegiance
  • Apply for naturalization: download N-400 form
  • Get passport photo and fingerprint: at local post office and police department
  • Complete the interview for citizenship
  • attending naturalization ceremony

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