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Can a new citizen be deported?
A US citizen—whether he or she is born in the United States or becomes a naturalized citizen—cannot be deported. Similarly, if a naturalized citizen has their citizenship stripped by the federal government, he or she could be deported.
Can naturalized U.S. citizens lose their citizenship?
You will no longer be an American citizen if you voluntarily give up (renounce) your U.S. citizenship. You might lose your U.S. citizenship in specific cases, including if you: Run for public office in a foreign country (under certain conditions) Commit an act of treason against the United States.
What are the rights of a naturalized citizen?
Right to a prompt, fair trial by jury. Right to apply for federal employment requiring U.S. citizenship. Right to run for elected office. Freedom to pursue “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
Can naturalization be taken away?
Once you get U.S. citizenship, you typically retain it for life. However, there are certain rare situations in which a citizen may lose their citizenship. Denaturalization involves involuntarily having your citizenship taken away. Renunciation involves voluntarily giving up your citizenship.
Can I keep my green card after naturalization?
Once you become a lawful permanent resident (Green Card holder), you maintain permanent resident status until you: Apply for and complete the naturalization process; or. Lose or abandon your status.
Can Uscis deport you?
Instead of being approved for citizenship, you could be deported for having, at any time after being admitted to the U.S., been convicted of violating (or conspiring to or attempting to violate) any law or regulation relating to drugs (which the law calls controlled substances).
How long can a naturalized citizen stay out of the USA?
International Travel U.S. Immigration law assumes that a person admitted to the United States as an immigrant will live in the United States permanently. Remaining outside the United States for more than 12 months may result in a loss of lawful permanent resident status.
Can naturalized citizens have dual citizenship?
U.S. law does not mention dual nationality or require a person to choose one nationality or another. A U.S. citizen may naturalize in a foreign state without any risk to his or her U.S. citizenship. They are required to obey the laws of both countries, and either country has the right to enforce its laws.
Can a naturalized citizen be deported 2017?
A US Citizen—whether he or she is born in the United States or a naturalized citizen—cannot be deported from the United States.