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Citizenship

By babyjennit Sep 15, 2013 446 Words
I will be talking about, what are the steps to citizenship for immigrants and what are the privileges of being a citizen of the United States? I will begin my second paragraph talking about citizenship.

“Citizenship is man’s basic right, for it is nothing less than his right to have rights” You can become a U.S. citizen by birth, through a process called “naturalization” “through derivative citizenship, or through acquired citizenship. Action and attitudes form the basics concepts of responsible citizenship. Some of these include helpfulness involvement, respect, and responsibility. Some benefits of being a U.S. citizen are voting, traveling with a U.S. passport, becoming eligible for federal jobs, showing your patriotism.

Now I will be talking about the steps to citizenship for immigrants. Steps
* Determine your eligibility, see if you are eligible to become a citizen. There are six areas where you must qualify * Age
* Permanent resident status
* Time you have in Canada
* Language ability
* Criminal history
* Be at least 18 years old
* Complete you application check processing times
* After you apply get the next steps
* Prepare for citizenship test
* Get proof of citizenship
* Resume citizenship
* Give up citizenship
* Have had a valid Green Card at least five years. If you are married to U.S. citizen you may apply after three years with a valid Green Card. Or, if you have served in the United States armed forces during war, you may apply for U.S. citizenship without first obtaining a Green Card if you were in the United States upon enlistment into the U.S. military. * Have maintained continuous residence in the United States for at least five years (or three years if you are married to a U.S. citizen) * Have been physically present in the United States for at least two and a half years (or one and half years if you are married to a U.S. citizen) * Have lived in the state where the Form N-400 is submitted for at least three months * Be able to read, write and speak English

* Have a general knowledge of the fundamentals of U.S. history and government Be a person of good moral character and willing to abide by the principles of the U.S. Constitution.

And those are the steps to citizenship for immigrants

Now I will briefly go over everything I talked about. Now you know about citizenship. You know you have be a certain age to become a citizen if you are and immigrant. It takes a lot of work as you can see. It’s not easy you have to have enough time to do all that work. So now you know what it takes

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