The Importance of Becoming a US Citizen

The Importance of Becoming a US Citizen | Laraine Schwartz

It may be too late to vote in the presidential election if you have not yet applied to become a United States Citizen, but as an immigrant and Green Card Holder you should nonetheless pursue your US citizenship with urgency, and here’s why:

  • US citizens are free to leave the country for as much time as they see fit; permanent residents forfeit their Green Cards if they have been out of the US for more than a year.

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