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Citizenship

People born outside of the United States can become United States citizens in a number of ways, ranging from birth and adoption to the specialized legal process called naturalization. FindLaw’s “Citizenship” section covers the basics of the citizenship process; what to expect when taking the citizenship test; and in-depth information about the naturalization process. Articles include a sampling of typical citizenship examination questions; a primer on dual citizenship; naturalization requirements; and more. Download FindLaw's Guide to How to Become a U.S. Citizen [PDF] for an overview of the process of applying for citizenship.