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How difficult is the naturalization test?

If you are an immigrant who lives in Kentucky and wishes to apply for United States citizenship, you will need to go through the naturalization process, one requirement of which is to pass the naturalization test. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services explain that before taking the test, however, you must have an initial interview with a USCIS officer.

What can I do if my 10-year green card expires?

With the nation’s immigration laws constantly changing, you might be wondering how they may impact your situation. Though your 10-year green card’s expiration date is coming close, you might not have time to get around to renewing it on time. Though you might feel panic at the thought of being deported, there may be actions you can take to renew your green card and remain in the country. 

Why Is Citizenship Commonly Denied?

If you’re a temporary resident of Kentucky and are interested in applying for citizenship, you’re probably concerned about your application being denied. In this case, knowing the common reasons for denial can help you prepare your case for a better chance of success. CitizenPath.com offers a few common reasons citizenship applications are not approved by the government.

Am I eligible to become a citizen through naturalization?

You may be able to become a United States citizen via the naturalization process in Kentucky if you meet certain criteria. First, before becoming a citizen, you must have been a green card holder for a certain amount of years. In other words, you have to have secured legal permanent residency, first and foremost.

What are some tips for passing the citizenship interview?

Becoming a U.S. citizen is an important and serious process. If you live in Kentucky, you have to follow the same federal laws for securing citizenship as others in other states. This includes passing the citizenship test. Part of the test is the interview, which can be very intimidating. That is why preparation is important.

Do you have questions about beginning the naturalization process?

Living in the United States may have been a long-time goal for you. Though you may have achieved that goal some time ago and became a permanent resident, you could have found yourself wanting to take another step and become a United States citizen. Many people have this goal, but because the naturalization process can seem daunting, numerous individuals may also delay pursuing this achievement.

Understanding dual citizenship

For many of those who have immigrated to Louisville or other parts of the U.S., the ultimate goal is to become American citizens. Their decision to do so, however, may not necessarily mean that they also want to renounce their natural ties to their countries of origin. Being a dual citizen of two countries does have its advantages, with those being the ability to travel easily between the two nations, and to enjoy access to the social service programs of both. This begs the question of how can one earn dual citizenship

Non-U.S. citizens can get a valid Kentucky drivers license

According to ABC News, roads in the United States have plenty of unlicensed drivers operating vehicles on them. The reason may be that the penalty when convicted of doing so is often fairly benign, such as a small fine, at least for a first offense. This leniency may encourage some to not bother with the license or to drive even if they cannot secure a license legally.