Become a U.S. Citizen

by Vincent Martin on Jun. 13, 2017

Immigration 

Summary: If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident green card holder, there are many reasons to take that last step and become a U.S. citizen. First of all, you would no longer have to fear being deported.

Become a U.S. Citizen

 If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident green card holder, there are many reasons to take that last step and become a U.S. citizen. First of all, you would no longer have to fear being deported.

Green card holders get deported every day for one reason or another. But U.S. citizens generally cannot be deported.

U.S. citizens are also free to come and go from the United States without restriction. As a green card holder, staying outside of the U.S. too long can result in loss of your immigration status.

As a U.S. citizen, you can petition for family members, particularly parents, children, and spouses, to immigrate to the United States.

There are certain governmental jobs that only U.S. citizens can hold. If you are interested in working for the government, you often must be a citizen.

One of the most important reasons to become a citizen is that you can VOTE. Our country’s laws and politics effect your life, so be part of the process! In addition, becoming a U.S. citizen is a way to demonstrate your commitment and loyalty to America.

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