The snowballing expenses are virtually impossible for low-income legal permanent residents and families who may have multiple members applying to afford.
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TODEC's Youth Leadership Team is spreading out across the community knocking on doors to encourage eligible permanent residents to become citizens and urging citizens to register to vote.
What can our nation do to welcome and encourage this "active citizenship" that has enriched the lives of so many Americans?
The clear upside of naturalization makes it all the more puzzling why eligible immigrants are not taking this step and are instead renewing their green cards.
It was I who was ashamed, because when the day began I knew so little about the process of becoming a citizen, and I knew so little about the motivations of the people who were applying for it.
This post was originally published earlier this year. It is being republished Wednesday so you can test your knowledge on U.S. Citizenship Day.
Today is Constitution Day, aka Citizenship Day. A day to reflect on our extraordinary form of government, and reconnect with what it means to be an active citizen, and why it matters.
If the health care debate has been a test of American citizenship, then we have failed that test. But there are still some citizens who want to be part of new and vibrant solutions to our nation's problems.
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