Applicants for US citizenship must meet specific citizenship requirements. First, the applicant must be a US lawful permanent resident (LPR) green card holder for a specified number of years and have been physically present in the US for roughly half of that time. Other citizenship requirements include good moral character, basic knowledge of English and the ability to pass the US history and government exam. To see if you meet the citizenship-requirements, contact a citizenship lawyer.
A citizenship ceremony is scheduled for 10am today, December 15, 2009, at the National Archives in Washington D.C. in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom. Thirty-five citizenship applicants from 23 countries will take the oath of allegiance and become citizens today. The annual citizenship ceremony is co-sponsored by DC's US District Court and USCIS. Family and [...]