Do you have to speak English to become a United States citizen?

Answer To become a U.S. citizen, immigrants must attend a naturalization interview that tests their English skills. Applicants must select one sentence out of three to read in English and another to write... Read More »

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How many people do not speak English in the United States?

As of May 2010, the most recent information on the number of people who don't speak English in the United States comes from the 1990 Census. At that time, 2.9 percent--or close to 7 million--of the... Read More »

Can a UK citizen married to a U.S. citizen live in the United States without a green card?

A green card is the commonly used term for the United States' permanent residency card. Foreign citizens who marry U.S. citizens require a green card to be eligible to live and work in the United S... Read More »

Do I become a United States citizen if I marry a United States citizen?

You do not automatically become a United States citizen if you marry a United States citizen. You can generally apply for citizenship after three years if you are a lawful permanent resident, you h... Read More »

Can I be a U.S. citizen if I don't speak English?

People seeking U.S. citizenship through naturalization must pass a test that includes basic English language skills. Certain applicants may be granted an exemption for the language portion of the t... Read More »