10 Steps to Naturalization: Understanding the Process of Becoming a U.S. Citizen

People attending the Naturalization Ceremony at PPLD 21c Thursday morning, July 7, 2016, took an oath to the U. S. to become U.S. citizens. Image Credit: Colorado Springs Gazette WVNTR – The United States has a long history of welcoming immigrants from all parts of the world. America values the contributions of immigrants who continue to […]

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An ‘American at Heart’ Becomes a US Citizen

Kelly Oliveira, during her naturalization ceremony in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo: A. Barros / VOA) WVNTR – BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — (VOA) – When Brazilian native Kelly Oliveira signed up for the U.S. Army through a program that offered her citizenship for her service, she thought she had it made. But it took two years for the […]

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USCIS Announces Award Recipients of Nearly $10 Million in Funding to Support Citizenship Preparation Programs

WVN – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has awarded nearly $10 million in grants to 45 public and private non-profit organizations across the country to help lawful permanent residents prepare for naturalization. The grants also help these organizations promote prospective citizens’ assimilation into American civic life by funding educational programs designed to increase their […]

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