Naturalization is the process of becoming a U.S. citizen if you were born outside the United States. If you meet certain requirements, you may become a U.S. citizen by birth or after birth.
Becoming a U.S. citizen is one of an immigrant's most important decisions. Depending on your situation, there may be different ways to obtain citizenship.
Naturalization is the process by which a foreign national is granted U.S. citizenship after the foreign national has met the requirements of the U.S. Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Acquisition of citizenship through U.S. parents at birth and another after birth, but before the age of 18.