Documents
Resources
Learning Center
Upload
Plans & pricing Sign in
Sign Out

Starter

VIEWS: 6 PAGES: 7

									              Starter
•   What are the types of Government?
•   1.
•   2.
•   3.
•   4.
•   5.
•   6.
         Citizenship
Objectives 3.6,4.6, 10.4 How to become
    citizens of the United States
            Citizenship
•   Two ways to become a citizen of
    the United States
    1. Born a citizen
       -born anywhere in any part of the U.S.
       -if your parents are citizens
    Possible to have dual citizenship
             Citizenship
• 2. Naturalization
• Step 1: Complete a Declaration of Intention form
• Step 2: CNS (Citizenship and Naturalization
  Service) accepts the person as a immigrant.
• Step 3: Immigrant lives in the US for at least 5
  years
• Step 4: CNS interviews applicant
• Step 5 Pass a citizenship exam
• Step 6: Pledges an oath of allegiance to the US
                     Aliens
• Legal Aliens                  • Illegal Aliens
- Has permission from the       -does not have permission
  gov’t to be in America
                                   from gov’t to live in the
- Have a Visa (Green Card)         US.
- Can’t vote, hold public       -Can not do anything (legally)
  office, serve on a jury, or      in the US such as work or
  work most gov’t jobs             vote
- Same legal rights as
  citizens                      -Will be deported if found?
            Census

• Started in 1790 because the gov’t
  needed to know population to
  determine representation in Congress
• Completed every ten years
• Asks many other questions to find
  out information about the lives of
  Americans
          Question
• Why would someone come to America
  if they would be a illegal alien?

								
To top