Becoming a U.S. citizen has many benefits. If you are a green card holder who qualifies, consider becoming a citizen. These some are some of the benefits of U.S. citizenship:
If I get U.S. citizenship, will I lose citizenship in my home country?
Citizenship in two countries is called "dual citizenship." The rules for dual citizenship depend on where you are from. The U.S. citizenship oath has strong language about your loyalty, the U.S. Constitution, and renouncing other places where you have citizenship. But your home country has its own rules, and may still consider you a citizen even after you take the U.S. oath. To find out the rules in your home country, check with your embassy.
Most people have to know some English to qualify for citizenship. The citizenship interview has a test to see if you can read, write, and speak basic English.Read More
USCIS (the government) charges a fee to apply for citizenship.Read More
To fill out a citizenship application online, you have three options: the U.S. government website; for-profit companies, or; nonprofit organizations.Read More
Common questions and answers about children and citizenship. How does a child born overseas get citizenship? Is my child included in my application? How do I prove my child is a citizen?Read More
To qualify for citizenship, you must: Be at least 18 years old. Be a permanent resident (have a green card) for at least...Read More