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Title: Who Are America


1
Who Are Americas Citizens?
  • Mr. Folkersma
  • Civics
  • Sault Area High School

2
Path to Citizenship
  • Naturalization
  • Foreign-born people who choose to become
    citizens, by a legal process
  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

3
Citizenship by Birth
  • If you were born in
  • Any of the 50 states
  • District of Columbia
  • Puerto Rico or Guam
  • U.S. Military Base
  • Or if your parents are American Citizens

4
Key Terms
  • Aliens
  • People who live in the U.S. without permission.
  • Millions of people
  • Immigrants
  • People who move permanently to a new country
  • More than 500,000 become citizens each year

5
The Naturalization Process
  • Beginning the Process
  • Sign a statement to start the process
  • Interview and Examination
  • Must take a citizenship test
  • Oath of Allegiance
  • If application is granted, final ceremony

6
Native Americans
  • For a long time Native Americans could not become
    U.S. citizens.
  • In 1924 Congress passed a law allowing all Native
    Americans of U.S. to become citizens.

7
A Lifelong Privilege
  • Deny
  • If you are a convicted criminal some or your
    rights can be taken away.
  • Denaturalization
  • Loss of citizenship through fraud or deception
    for people who became naturalized citizens only.
  • Native-born U.S. citizens can only lose
    citizenship by own choice.

8
  • Expatriation
  • Giving up ones citizenship by leaving ones
    native country to live in another country.
  • Involuntary expatriation
  • When parents of young children leave for another
    country.

9
Aliens in America
  • Illegal Aliens
  • Approximately 12 million are living in the United
    States.
  • Many come for a better life and more importantly
    work.
  • Can be deported within 24 hours of being caught

10
Legal Aliens
  • Citizens of other countries who live in the
    U.S.A. legally
  • Allowed to
  • Live normal lives
  • Have a job
  • Own property
  • Attend public schools
  • Pay taxes
  • Legal protection
  • Cant Vote or work in government jobs.

11
Questions
  • What is dual citizenship? How can an American
    obtain dual citizenship?
  • Answer
  • Dual citizenship is when a person has U.S.
    rights as well as rights of another country. A
    child who is born in a foreign country to
    American citizens may obtain dual citizenship.

12
Questions
  • 2. If you were a government official, how would
    you prevent illegal aliens from entering the
    United States?
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