Can marriage stop deportation?

Many people wrongfully believe if they marry a U.S. citizen, it gives them automatic rights to live in the country. Some people think it automatically makes them U.S. citizens. According to the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Japan, you cannot become an immediate...

How naturalization helps America

There can be a variety of benefits to making the choice to become a naturalized citizen. As a citizen, you are entitled to the same rights and protections as those who were born in Texas or any other state. Furthermore, becoming a citizen can help to add to the...

What to expect as an American citizen

By becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States, you acquire the same rights and obligations that any other citizen has. For example, you are now allowed to vote in all state and federal elections. It may also be possible to hold an elected office or obtain a...