The downside of maternity tourism: why US citizenship is a burden for 'casual' Americans

Many girls from post-Soviet countries go to the United States to have a child there, because a baby born in the States automatically receives American citizenship. Moms think that a US passport is the best birthday present, but often it is a "disservice" and not ...

Updated test for US citizenship: all questions and answers in Russian

Those who apply for US citizenship on December 1, 2020 will need to take an updated naturalization test. Citizenship and Immigration Services reviews the test every 10 years to ensure it remains a tool that comprehensively assesses knowledge ...

Trump may revoke US citizenship by birth before leaving office

According to two people familiar with the discussions, the Trump administration has resumed discussions about taking executive action to revoke citizenship by birth, writes The Hill. During his presidency, US President Donald Trump spoke about the possibility of terminating citizenship ...

Obtaining US citizenship: answers to the main questions

Are you thinking about applying for citizenship but still have questions? CitizenPath provides answers to seven basic questions asked by people preparing to apply for the N-400 Application for Naturalization, also known as an application for citizenship ...

Trump administration will make it harder for immigrants to acquire US citizenship

The Donald Trump administration plans to complicate the process that immigrants must go through to become US citizens, according to a draft memo received by CNN. In particular, the naturalization test can be made longer. This step will be the last in a series of actions aimed at ...

Rising cost of USCIS services will block many immigrants from access to US citizenship

The Trump administration plans to skyrocket the cost of naturalization applications this fall. Critics say this is part of a scheme designed to discourage immigration from poor countries, writes the New York Times. When 41-year-old Guadalupe Rubio contracted COVID-19 in July, she lost more than her strength ...

In 2020, the number of renouncements of US citizenship broke all records

A record number of people are renouncing US citizenship, according to a new study published on Sunday, August 9, CNN writes. More than 5800 Americans renounced their citizenship in the first six months, according to the New York firm Bambridge Accountants, which studies expats in the US and the UK ...

5 worst mistakes immigrants make when applying for US citizenship

The dream of hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States is to one day take the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony and become a US citizen, the Miami Herald notes. Immigrant lawyers recommend that those who are eligible to apply for citizenship do so now: before ...

10 steps to naturalization: how to become a US citizen

US citizenship gives rights and privileges. These include the right to vote, the ability to travel with a US passport and bring relatives to the United States, grant citizenship to their overseas child, and receive government benefits, writes the Miami Herald. Since consideration of applications for obtaining ...

Error, theft, loss: how to restore or replace a certificate of naturalization

Proof of US Citizenship is proof of your status and can serve as vital proof of certain benefits only available to American citizens. If you have lost your certificate or life circumstances have led to a change in your biographical data, the certificate can be restored or replaced, writes ...

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