If I’ve lived in the US for 20 years and I have graduated high school here as well, do I still have to take the immigration test when applying for my citizenship?

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If I’ve lived in the US for 20 years and I have graduated high school here as well, do I still have to take the immigration test when applying for my citizenship?

Asked on August 14, 2015 under Immigration Law, Texas

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SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

yes, everyone who is applying for US citizenship will have to pass the test in order to be eligible for naturalization.  Some people, if they meet the requirements, may be able to take the test in their native language instead of english.


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