citizenship by birth and naturalization
if someone was born on U.S soil (that includes military bases) they are automatically a U.S citizen
if an immigrant wants citizenship they would have to go through a process of naturalization
By birth and naturalization.
Just because you live or work in the U.S. doesn't necessarily make you a citizen. You can live or work in the U.S. through a green card and not actually be an American citizen. Immigration doesn't necessarily mean you've legally entered the U.S., although you can legally immigrate, it doesn't automatically make you a citizen.
The right choices are:
- by birth
- by naturalization
It is in the 14th Amendment.
Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a lawful permanent resident after meeting the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and National Act (INA). ...