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The Path to Citizenship

The immigration goal for many is to become a U.S. citizen. Explore the naturalization process, including information on forms, testing and dual citizenship.

Dual Citizenship
The United States allows Americans to have dual citizenship and also be a citizen of another country.

Citizenship Questions
Immigrants who want to become U.S. citizens will have to pass an oral test on civics administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

What Are the Rights and Responsibilties of U.S. Citizenship?
What are the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship, and exactly how have they changed in recent years?

One-Third of U.S. Citizens Fail Naturalization Test
One-third of American citizens are unable to pass the civics portion of the immigrant naturalization test given by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Military Recruitment Programs And Immigrants
Are military recruitment programs such as the MAVNI program a good way for immigrants and nonimmigrants to earn U.S. citizenship, or do you feel that these types of programs take advantage of immigrants? Here's an opportunity to explain your position on the issue.

Illegal Alien or Undocumented Immigrant
Does the word "illegal" degrade and alienate those who are in the country without legal permission? Many agree that it does, and there is growing support to use the term "undocumented," even in the Supreme Court.

Living in the U.S. as an Undocumented Immigrant
Readers share their stories of being undocumented and living in the United States.

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a New U.S. Citizen
Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a new U.S. citizen.

What is Citizenship Day?
A day for all American citizens, whether natural born or naturalized, to celebrate and take pride in their U.S. citizenship.

What is the MAVNI Program?
The MAVNI pilot program gives legal aliens with skills considered to be vital to national interest the opportunity to expedite the naturalization process by serving in the U.S. military.

10 New Naturalization Test Questions
Do you have what it takes to pass the new naturalization test? Take these 10 questions from the redesigned, new naturalization test and find out.

10 Facts About Citizenship and the U.S. Military
U.S. military members who have served honorably on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces have an expedited path to citizenship. Learn about the 10 facts about citizenship and the U.S. military.

Redesigned Naturalization Test
The redesigned naturalization test is effective October 1, 2008. Find out everything you need to know about the new test.

What Are the General Naturalization Requirements?
Learn what is required to become a U.S. citizen.

Oath of Allegiance for Naturalized Citizens
The final step to becoming a U.S. citizen is taking the Oath of Allegiance. Find out what you are pledging when you declare your attachment to the United States and its Constitution.

Expedited Citizenship for Military Personnel
The Immigration and Naturalization Act allows expedited citizenship processing for certain members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their spouses stationed with them overseas.

What Is Dual Citizenship?
What is dual citizenship and does the U.S. recognize dual nationality.

Famous Americans Who Renounced U.S. Citizenship
Here is a list of famous Americans who renounced their U.S. citizenship.

How Do I Replace a Lost, Stolen or Damaged Green Card?
Replacing Green Cards

Special Help for Naturalization

How Do I Become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen?
How do I become a Naturalized U.S. citizen?, naturalization, immigrants, immigration, American citizenship, citizenship

How Do I Find an Immigration Lawyer?
Finding an immigration lawyer can be critically important for an immigrant who wants to gain legal status in the United States.

Frequently Asked Questions About U.S. Naturalization
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about naturalization -- the process of becoming a U.S. citizen.

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