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.
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
Getting citizenship takes a while, depending on where you live. After USCIS receives your application, the process can take 6 months to 2 years, or longer.Read More
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