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When we are born, it assumed that the country we are born in is our home country. But there are some events that could alter this. In cases where a child was born abroad, his or her parents will likely have to take steps to establish U.S. citizenship. In other cases, an individual seeks to marry a U.S. citizen, causing them to enter the path towards citizenship. Finally, some foreign nationals seek a fresh start. Whether it is to escape persecution or obtain academic or work opportunities, some immigrants seek citizenship because they want to call America their new home.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of dual citizenship?

It can be very advantageous for an immigrant to move from their home country to the United States. As the U.S. is the land of opportunities, many come to America for work opportunities and to start fresh. However, when a foreign national is not leaving their home country because they are seeking asylum or refuge, he or she may want to keep ties with their home country. In this situation, an immigrant might seek to maintain their citizenship with their home country while obtaining citizenship of the U.S.

Upcoming Census may be a problem for immigrants

Immigrants in Florida are constantly on edge in this political climate. They are in fear of being deported, questioned, arrested and a number of other situations. The upcoming Census in 2020 has become the newest thing for immigrants to worry about in regards to their citizenship.

Somali immigrants detained in Miami allege mistreatment

Miami is a city of immigrants. Many of its residents are citizens from other countries who wish to remain in the United States. Often this is a complicated process with many different governmental agencies involved. Recently, a lawsuit was filed against the federal government alleging maltreatment of Somali immigrants.

Immigration statistics for Florida

There are millions of people who call Florida home. These people come from many different backgrounds and currently live in Florida for many different reasons. Some were born here, some came from another state for a job or to go to school. Some came to be closer to family. Many others also came from other countries to live in Florida. There are many immigrants who make up a large portion of the population.

Differences between citizenship and permanent residence

Many people in Florida were born in the U.S. and have been citizens since the time of their birth. However, as most people are aware there are also many people in Florida who have come to the U.S. at some point in time in their life. Some have temporary visas which allow them to be in the U.S. for a short period of time, but there are many others who can live in the country permanently.

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