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Discover How Easy It Is To Become A US Citizen

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Author: Gregg Stone

Isn't it amazing how life is full of things that make you want to laugh out loud? US citizenship is one of them. There are some people who were born in the US that deserve to be citizens about as much as a monkey deserves to be made the head of General Motors. And then there are those, fine upstanding people with good heads on their shoulders, who are prevented from becoming citizens because of one thing or another. So, you might ask, how difficult is it to become a US citizen? Well, read on because I'm going to cover what I feel are the main obstacles to becoming a citizen.

The first and biggest hurdle is the background check. Due to all the major problems the United States has had with terrorism, they are very thorough when it comes to checking out you, your family and everybody you know. If there is even a hint that you have ties to people disloyal to the United States, they'll decline your citizenship in a heartbeat. This is one of the parts of the process that no amount of knowledge can get around because it is subjective and there are no black and white rules to follow.

The next stumbling block is the knowledge part. You must have knowledge of our laws and constitution in order to become a US citizen. Sadly, there are kids in our school system graduating today who can't tell you what the 50 states are, let alone point them out on a map. But for you, this is a basic requirement for becoming a citizen and only scratches the surface of the test. You also need to know US history in some detail…again, another area where many citizens are lacking.

In addition to all of the above, there are certain requirements for living in this country for a certain length of time and also living in a United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) district. To be sure, becoming a citizen becomes no small chore. Oh, and don't forget, the language. I probably I should have mentioned that. You will need to be able to speak, write and read English. Again, this leaves out many of the people who are already living in the U.S. as citizens.

Fair? Maybe not. But those are the requirements and the facts. Good news is, there are resources that will help you get your citizenship. In my signature is a review of one of these resources. I think you will find it most helpful.

No, becoming a US citizen is not easy…but it is so worth it. And the pride you will get when you accomplish it is a feeling that can't be equaled by anything else.

About the author: Gregg Stone believes that anyone who wants to be a citizen of the United States should be given every opportunity to succeed. He has an informational blog on how to become a U.S. citizen. To keep up to date with becoming a U.S. citizen be sure to visit his blog at:

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