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Support Citizenship as a Path to Economic Security

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2021
Published Date
04/16/2021
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Well Being In the Nation Network

A path to citizenship would allow all immigrants to have the benefits of being American. Some of these benefits include the right to vote, to get government aid, and to work in the United States. Legal statuses that are between "undocumented immigrant" and "citizen" do not grant people these benefits. Barriers in the citizenship process keep immigrants from applying for citizenship. These barriers include eligibility requirements, forms, and fees to apply. As a result, they cannot access the benefits of American citizens.

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