Good Citizen

By: Mitchell,Isabella,Harrison

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Question 1) Who is a U.S citizen?

U.S citizens are individuals born in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, American Samoa.

Foreign-born children under age 18 living in the U.S. with their birth or adoptive parents, at least one of whom is a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization(test)

Individuals granted citizenship status by Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS)

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Question 2) How to become a U.S citizen?

By Law or Birth

Birth: No action is required, unless you were born to a U.S citizen parent or parents over seas and your birth was not recorded as a birth to a U.S citizen.

Law: Take Naturalization test

1) At least 18 yrs. old and a green card holder

2) Have lived in the U.S for a continue of 5 years

3) A person with moral character

4) No deportation

5) Have ability to read,write,speak, understand English phrases/words

6) Knowledge of U.S history

7) Swear allegiance to United States of America

Citizenship Interview and Ceremony

Question 3) What Power does one have with the "office of citizen"

The Office of Citizenship seeks to engage and support partners to welcome immigrants, promote English language learning and education on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, and encourage U.S. citizenship.

Question 4) What are rights, duties, and responsibilities of good citizenship?


Vote in federal elections
Serve on a jury
Bring family members to the United States
Obtain citizenship for children born abroad
Travel with a U.S. passport
Run for federal office
Become eligible for federal grants and scholarship


Give back to your adopted nation


Support and defend the Constitution
Serve the country when required
Participate in the democratic process
Respect and obey federal, state, and local laws
Respect the rights, beliefs, and opinions of others
Participate in your local community