To be eligible for naturalization under section 316(a) of the INA, an applicant must:
1) Be 18 or older.
2) Be a permanent resident (green card holder) for at least 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization Have lived within the state, or USCIS district with jurisdiction over the applicant’s place of residence, for at least 3 months prior to the date of filing the application.
3) Have continuous residence in the United States as a permanent resident for at least 5 years immediately preceding the date of the filing the application.
4) Be physically present in the United States for at least 30 months out of the 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing the application.
5) Reside continuously within the United States from the date of application for naturalization up to the time of naturalization.
6) Be able to read, write, and speak English and have knowledge and an understanding of U.S. history and government (civics).
7) Be a person of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well-disposed to the good order and happiness of the United States during all relevant periods under the law.
Right to vote: The ability to elect the leaders of this nation is an exclusive right for U.S. citizens. Becoming one of them gives you the right to vote in Federal elections. Get a voice!
Reunite your family in the United States: To promote family unity, U.S. citizens and legal residents are allowed to petition for certain qualified relatives to come and live permanently in the United States. But only U.S. citizens usually gets priority when petitioning for their love ones. Bring your family to the US!
Obtain citizenship for children born abroad: If you are a U.S. citizen and your child born outside of the country, he or she could become a U.S. citizen automatically. Ability to travel into and outside of the U.S. freely: Enjoy all the benefits to travel overseas with a U.S. passport! Get assistance from the U.S. government and feel safer and protected during your trips! At the same time, as a U.S. citizen you are not restricted on the amount of time you can spend outside of the country. - Permanent Residents may lose their status if they leave the country for a certain period of time.
Collect benefits: Take advantage of the U.S. benefits such as social security and medicare.
Become a Federal employee: To be eligible for the most of Federal jobs you need to be a U.S. Citizen. You could apply and enjoy the benefits of being a Federal worker!
Become an elected official: Most elected officers in this country require U.S. citizenship. Get the right to participate!
Citizenship Classes - Clases De Ciudadanía
Sky Way Training School ofrece un curso de Ciudadanía cuyo propósito es preparar a los estudiantes para tener éxito en el proceso de naturalización.
El contenido incluye preparación para el examen de ciudadanía y la entrevista oral. El cual incluye una revisión de la solicitud N-400, además de la historia, forma de gobierno, cultura y símbolos de los Estados Unidos, con énfasis específico en los derechos y responsabilidades de los ciudadanos bajo la Constitución.
El objetivo es que los estudiantes aprendan a comprender la cultura y forma de vida de los norteamericanos. Con esos conocimientos, podrán saber cuáles son sus derechos, responsabilidades y deberes cívicos.
A través del curso, los estudiantes tendrán la oportunidad de practicar el idioma inglés, ya que este les ayuda a entender, hablar, leer, escribir y pronunciar correctamente el idioma.
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