The decision to become a United States citizen is one of the mostimportant choices you can ever make. Before you can become a U.S.citizen, however, you first must be a lawful permanent resident ofthe U.S. For this reason, before you begin the process, you need toknow what you want to achieve – legal immigration ornaturalization – and if you can expect to qualify for it.
U.S. Citizenship For Dummies will help you get throughthis often confusing process, from determining how best to qualifyto live permanently in the United States to gaining a green cardand then citizenship. This reference guide is for anyone who
* Is interested in living permanently in the U.S.
* Is a friend or relative of someone who wishes to livepermanently in the U.S.
* Wants to become a naturalized citizen
* Has no legal background or any familiarity with U.S.immigration