How Do I Become A US Citizen?

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There is so much misinformation floating around about how to become a US citizen that it's enough to make one sick. So this article is going to give you the straight facts directly from the mouth of the US government itself. Yes, some of this stuff is open to interpretation, but most of it is pretty straight forward. Hopefully, this article will give you a solid idea of what is required.

For starters, you must be living in the United States currently and living there for some period of time. How much time? Unfortunately, that's one of the gray areas the nobody can give a definitive answer to. But trust me, it better be for at least a year or more.

You must also have residence in a USCIS district when filing. USCIS stands for United States Citizenship and Immigration. In other words, if you are living in an area of the US that doesn't have one of these districts, you can't file for citizenship.

You must be able to read, write and speak English. This is straight forward and there is no room for compromise here. If you can't read, write and speak English, you have to learn. As to the proficiency, that's one of the gray areas.

You must also have a knowledge and understanding of US history and government. This is probably one of the most difficult parts of the exam for becoming a citizen. You'd be surprised how many people born in this country who don't know anything about our government.

The next requirement is that you are of good moral character. Yes, they can refuse your citizenship if they believe you are immoral.

Finally, you have to believe in the principles of the US Constitution and have a favorable disposition towards the United States. And trust me on this, they will investigate you, your family and everybody you know in order to determine whether or not you're loyal to this country.

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Visit How To Apply To Become a US Citizen for more information about becoming a US Citizen,

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