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Colony
a settlement ruled by people from another country
Citizen
a member of a nation
Civics
the study of what it means to be a U.S. citizen
Government
the authority that acts on behalf of a group of people
Ideal
a belief
Immigrant
a person who comes to a nation to settle as a permanent resident
Quota
a limit
Refugee
a person who flees persecution in his or her homeland
Native-born citizen
American born citizen
Alien
a person who lives in a nation but is not a citizen
Deport
to force a person to leave a nation
Naturalization
a legal process by which an alien becomes a citizen
Census
an official count of the number of people in a country
Migration
a movement of people from region to region
Ghetto
a neighborhood where people of the same race, religion or country live
Tenement
an apartment house with poor conditions
Racism
feelings against people because of their skin color