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Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
reply to post by yeahright
Yeah, and I was just reading about it here: Basic Information DREAM Act and it doesn't sound too bad. Under this legislation:
The process takes 6 years to become a citizen.
You must enroll in college or the military.
This is for young people with good moral character.
I think this is the path to citizenship that I could live with.
What is the process now and is this all that different?
Generally, permanent residents (green card holders) age 18 or older who meet all eligibility requirements for naturalization may submit a Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. For more information, visit our Citizenship Through Naturalization page.
Most naturalization applicants are required to take a test on:
Generally, members of the U.S. armed forces who serve honorably for any period of time (even 1 day) during specifically designated periods of hostilities (see below) are eligible for naturalization under section 329 of the INA through such military service.