Essay On Becoming A Us Citizen

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Coming to the United states is already a challenge and sacrifice, so becoming a United States citizen shouldn’t be. I believe becoming a United States citizen is too expensive and the process too long. Many families have broken apart while looking for a better opportunity in this country because they believe coming to this country life will be easier. I recognize people win much more money here than other countries; however, one would never imagine the cost and the duration of naturalization would be this much. I believe naturalization should be like a recognition for permanent residents because they have done so much for this country and devoted their lives working hard to improve their lives. The sad reality is that permanent residents who …show more content…
Once he has applied, he has to wait to receive the confirmation of the application. The confirmation of the application comes with an appointment to go to the biometrics where they get the applicant's fingerprint. Later, he would receive an appointment notice for his naturalization interview. This appointment is to interview the applicant in English and to take the civics test. Legal permanent residents must study one hundred questions for the civic test, and only ten will be chosen for the actual test, “The actual civics test is NOT a multiple choice test. During the naturalization interview, a USCIS officer will ask you up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions in English” (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services). The test is hard enough to study for an elder person and it takes their time to study. Studying can not be done any time, people have work and some school, with many more responsibilities to do and studying requires time. People have to take their time to study. Learning one hundred questions is easier to a teenager than to an elder, however, many of the people who take the naturalization test are older. This means that it is much harder for an older person to learn all the questions. It’s even harder for an elder who

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