Naturalization FAQ

///Naturalization FAQ

How Can I become a U.S. Citizen?

You are either born a U.S. Citizen or you may apply to be a citizen through a process called naturalization. Under some circumstances you may be a U.S. citizen without knowing it.  For example, if [...]

How Can I become a U.S. Citizen?

Can I be disqualified from becoming a U.S. Citizen?

Being a Lawful Permanent Resident for 5 or 3 years is not enough. Certain things can prevent from ever becoming a U.S. Citizen. The most common dis qualifier is lack of Good Moral Character. For [...]

Can I be disqualified from becoming a U.S. Citizen?

If I was arrested can I still become a U.S. Citizen?

It depends on the results of the conviction. With your application for naturalization you must provide a certified copy of the court's resolution, the arrest report, court disposition, sentencing, and any other evidence you would [...]

If I was arrested can I still become a U.S. Citizen?

Can I become a U.S. citizen if I don’t speak English?

To become a U.S. Citizen you typically have to have a basic command of the English language.  Only under the following circumstances can you become a U.S. citizen without speaking English: You are over 50 [...]

Can I become a U.S. citizen if I don’t speak English?

What country sends to the US the most new citizens?

Where do our Naturalized Citizens come from? According to the Migration Policy Institute, in 2012 of all immigrants who naturalized, 13.5% were born in Mexico (102,181) as this chart shows. Almost six percent came from the Philippines [...]

What country sends to the US the most new citizens?

What is Citizenship Day?

Celebrated September 17, Citizenship day is a celebration of every person who has become a citizen of the United States.  The holiday was first celebrated in 1940, and at the time was called “I am [...]

What is Citizenship Day?