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Becoming a United States citizen

University of the State of New York. Bureau of Bilingual Education

Becoming a United States citizen

student lesson [no.] 20

by University of the State of New York. Bureau of Bilingual Education

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Published by The Bureau in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Citizenship -- United States,
  • Naturalization -- United States,
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: English for living

    Other titlesEnglish for living, student lesson no.20
    StatementThe University of the State of New York, State Education Department, Bureau of Bilingual Education.
    GenreTextbooks for foreign speakers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22812335M

    If you were not born in the United States, the process of becoming a U.S. Citizen is called naturalization. U.S. immigration law has certain requirements for becoming a citizenship, including: you must be at least 18 years old; you must be a permanent resident for at least 3 years; you need to be able to read, write and speak basic English; and you must have a basic knowledge of how the U.S. The actual test contains total questions. These questions are pulled directly from the official citizenship test used by the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Service). Free to print (PDF). See if your students know enough about the U.S.A. to qualify for American citizenship!

      Becoming a citizen is insanely difficult. Becoming a U.S. Citizen shouldn't be so difficult, but it is due to the lengthy wait time, monetary and personal cost, and the fact that most immigrants do not have an immediate relative that is a U.S. citizen.   Readers recall the often long and harrowing process of becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States. If you’d like to share your own story, please send us a note (and a relevant photo, if Author: Chris Bodenner.

    Li-Young Lee's "For a New Citizen of These United States" appeared in the poet's second collection, The City in Which I Love You, published in Brockport, New York, in Like the majority of Lee's poems, this one is based on his memories of a turbulent childhood, beginning with his family's escape from Indonesia by boat in the middle of the night when he was only two years old. Throughout the history of the United States many people have immigrated to the United States from other countries. These people can become citizens of the United States by going through the legal process outlined below. A citizen is a person who is recognized as legal member of a country. Citizens of the United States have certain rights.


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