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Ch 1: The Naturalization Process

About This Chapter

The Naturalization Process chapter of this U.S. Citizenship Study Guide course is the simplest way to master material on the naturalization process. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of the naturalization process.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering material on the naturalization process will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the naturalization process. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to fill out naturalization forms or communicate with USCIS offices
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning U.S. Government topics (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the naturalization process
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra U.S. Government learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Naturalization Process chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Naturalization Process chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on the naturalization process. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a naturalization process unit of a standard U.S. citizenship course. Topics covered include:

  • The process of becoming a citizen of the United States
  • The responsibilities and rights of U.S. citizens
  • The completion of N-400 forms
  • Communicating with the USCIS
  • The naturalization process for children
  • The steps and timeline of the naturalization process
  • The naturalization ceremony and the process of applying for a passport
  • Requesting an appeal hearing
  • Resources such as adult education classes or legal assistance

9 Lessons in Chapter 1: The Naturalization Process
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Become a US Citizen

1. How to Become a US Citizen

The history of the United States has been greatly influenced by immigrants, and American culture has been shaped by the culture and customs those immigrants brought from their home countries. In this lesson, we'll review the current process immigrants go through to become a U.S. Citizen.

US Citizenship: Process & Responsibilities

2. US Citizenship: Process & Responsibilities

This lesson will delineate the procedure of U.S. naturalization. It will also explain the responsibilities and mandatory duties of citizenship, as well as the Selective Service Act.

How to Fill Out Form N-400

3. How to Fill Out Form N-400

In this lesson, we're going to explore form N-400, which is the application for US naturalization. You'll learn about the form's sections and questions as well as receive some guidelines and tips.

How to Communicate with USCIS

4. How to Communicate with USCIS

The process of immigrating to the United States and applying for citizenship can be long and full of paperwork. In this lesson, we'll cover some basic tips for communicating with USCIS and getting your immigration questions answered.

US Citizenship & Naturalization for Children

5. US Citizenship & Naturalization for Children

In this lesson, we'll discuss how citizenship and naturalization affect children. We'll pay special attention to the three ways in which children obtain citizenship.

US Naturalization: Steps & Timeline

6. US Naturalization: Steps & Timeline

In this lesson, we will examine the steps in the process of becoming a US citizen. You will learn a few details about each step and a rough timeline for the entire process of naturalization.

What to Expect During the US Naturalization Ceremony

7. What to Expect During the US Naturalization Ceremony

After the paperwork, the wait, and the process, it's finally time to take the Oath of Allegiance and become a citizen of the United States. In this lesson, we'll talk about the naturalization ceremony and give you an idea of what to expect.

Handling a US Citizenship Application Rejection

8. Handling a US Citizenship Application Rejection

In this lesson, we'll learn about what to do when the USCIS rejects an application for naturalization. We'll explore the possible reasons for rejection and discover ways to respond to a rejection.

Finding Resources to Help with US Naturalization

9. Finding Resources to Help with US Naturalization

The process of naturalization can seem daunting, but don't worry: help is available! In this lesson we'll talk about finding resources and assistance to make the naturalization process a little bit smoother.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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