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U.S. Citizenship For Dummies will help you get through this often confusing process, from determining how best to qualify to live permanently in the United States to gaining a green card and then citizenship. This reference guide is for anyone who is interested in living permanently in the U.S., wants to become a naturalized citizen, or has no legal background or any familiarity with U.S. immigration. This book helps you discover the important requirements you need to meet and offers tips and insights into dealing with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). U.S. Citizenship For Dummies is your go-to guide for preparing for test day, understanding the interview process, and discovering the kinds of questions you will be asked on the exam and in your interview with the USCIS officer. It covers the following topics and more:

  • Clear information on the immigration process
  • Up-to-date information on various application forms
  • The rights of legal aliens
  • Recent changes in immigration laws
  • Review of English and Civics tests
  • Pointers on the interview process
  • Survey of U.S. history, government, and culture
  • Coverage on visas and green cards
  • Troubleshooting immigration problems

Updates include:

  • Update general information (agency name, URL, contact info, etc., as well as statistics; remove references to 9-11, perhaps replace with COVID-19 related provisions)
  • Update immigration-related information (e.g. Increase in threshold for investor visa to $1.8 million; DACA; highlight visa categories that are under scrutiny, like siblings of US citizens)
  • Update filing procedures (forms have changed several times since 2003 and now many forms are filed online, including the N-400)
  • Update US history information (2 presidents since 2003 edition, among other things)
  • Update test criteria and interview tips (including new pitfalls and dangers)
Product Details
ISBN: 9781119766735
ISBN-10: 1119766737
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: June 28th, 2022
Pages: 416
Language: English