Attachment simply means that you believe support and are willing to defend the principles of the u s. As a green card holder for at least 20 years when you file your citizenship application you can have the entire citizenship interview conducted in your native language.
Constitution by accepting the democratic process and promising to obey the law.
Must you know english to become a us citizen. Citizenship application requires that the applicant be at least 18 years old. Unless you qualify for an exemption you will also take a naturalization test which is made up of two components an english and civics test. And you have been physically present in the jurisdiction of the united states for at least half of 5 years.
Citizenship and immigration services uscis that you can read speak and write basic english. During the english test you must demonstrate an understanding of the english language including the ability to read write and speak basic english. Citizen is that you are able to show u s.
Requirements should state sufficient english language skills to participate fully in all privileges and obligations of citizenship including serving on juries that s actually all that is. You ll do this during an in person review of your application for naturalization on uscis form n 400. Your card has already expired.
Live in the country as a lawful permanent resident for at least 5 years or are a spouse of a u s. Your card will expire within six months of applying or. You must renew your permanent resident card before applying for citizenship if.
This interview usually takes place some months after you have submitted your form n 400. A refugee or are in receipt of your green card by way of political asylum. In order to become a us citizen you need to understand speak read and write at least some english.
To become a u s. Learn more about this requirement and who is exempt. English requirement exception for advanced age two separate rules allow older people to avoid the english requirement.
If you are at least age 50 and have lived in the u s. In the citizenship test the applicant for citizenship is asked up to 10 of the 100 questions the interviewer reads the questions in english and the applicant must answer in english. Have had a permanent resident green card for at least five years or for at least three years if you re filing as the spouse of a u s.
In order to pass at least 6 of the 10 questions must be answered correctly. One of the most important requirements for becoming a u s. In order to become a u s.
Citizen you must demonstrate an attachment to the u s. Hold an unexpired green card. According to the united states citizen and immigration services a naturalization applicant must only demonstrate an ability to read write speak and understand words in ordinary usage which.
The english test to become a naturalized u s.