Naturalization process

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process in which people become a legal U.S. citizen. The applicant must be qualified to apply for citizenship. Then they have to pass an english and civics test.

How to lose citizenship

-obtained your citizenship illegally, through fraud or concealment of material.

-becoming a citizen of another country after age 18.

-joining the military of another country.

-Committing treason or other acts against the U.S. government.

illegal vs. legal aliens

Illegal is someone living in the country as and illegal immigrant, (no paperwork)

legal would be someone who went through the naturalization process to be accepted as a legal immigrant.