BECOMING A US CITIZEN

Living in the U.S.A.

An overview of the Naturalization Process

Becoming a US cititzen means following the rules. You must have a job to support your family. If you are born in the United States you are automatically a citizen. You have to have a Green Card for at least five years before you can apply for citizenship. Three years if you are married to a US citizen.


Somethings you need to do before you can apply to be a US citizen: you must learn to speak, read, and write English. You must learn about the US government.


The rights and responsiblities of a US citizen: pay taxes, men between the age of 18 and 26 must sign up for Selective Services, and maintain continous residence. You cant have a lack of moral character. And lastly respect all laws.

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