Citizenship

In America

Naturalization

The 6 Steps:

Obtain Green Card (resident for 5 years in the country)

Physical Presence Maintained

Complete USCIS Form N-400

Be Fingerprinted

Pass Interview and Naturalization Test

Attend Oath Ceremony

Loss of Citizenship

Becoming a citizen of another country after you turn 18

Joining the military/government of a foreign country

Committing Treason or Terrorism, any acts against US Government

What is an Illegal Alien?

Someone who comes to this country without legally becoming a citizen

Legal Aliens & What They Can Do

Legal Alien-Someone who becomes an American Citizen legally


Rights Include:

Vote

Work

Apply for Federal Student Aid

Own a Home