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Title:
Becoming a U.S. citizen : a guide to the law, exam & interview
ISBN:
9781413312652
Edition:
5th ed.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2010.
Physical Description:
322 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Deciding whether to apply for citizenship -- Are you eligible for U.S. citizenship? -- Preparing and submitting your application -- Between filing and interview: dealing with the wait -- Preparing for the English exam -- Preparing for the U.S. history and government exam -- Overcoming disability when applying for citizenship -- The interview -- Denials, appeals, and repeat interviews -- Legal help beyond this book -- After you are approved.
Summary:
Helps readers determine their eligibility and offers advice on how to fill out applications forms, study for the citizenship exam, and ace the interview.
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Seeking citizenship? Here's everything you need to know! The path from green card to U.S. citizenship can be a long and winding one -- and bureaucratic hassles are inevitable. But with Becoming a U.S. Citizen, you can shave months or years off the time it takes to become a citizen. Find out how to: determine your eligibility; make sure you won't risk deportation by applying; prepare your application packet; study for the citizenship exam; have a successful interview; appeal the exam and deal with setbacks; help family members immigrate; enjoy your status as a U.S. citizen. Becoming a U.S. Citizen also shows how you may be able to take advantage of special procedures if you are disabled, in the military, the spouse of a U.S. citizen, or for other special circumstances.This revised edition reflects current and proposed laws, as well as new fees and procedures. Plus, learn about new rules governing naturalization through Armed Forces service, and get the most up-to-date contact information available.