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I am already a Permanent Resident ("green card" holder). Why should I become a U.S. Citizen?

There are several advantages to becoming a U.S. Citizen, including:

  • Ability to petition for your relatives (parents, siblings, married children) to get status in the United States
  • Ability to work for the U.S. government
  • Right to vote
  • Ability to spend more than six months a year outside the United States
  • Stability of Weather and nation high school alerts will appear here. status in the United States

Next Steps

Attend Legal Aid's next Citizenship Day Clinic.

Other Resources

Study Materials for the Naturalization Test
General Path to Citizenship

Quick Exit