U.S. Citizen
6 definitions

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People born in the U.S., including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories, acquire U.S. citizenship at birth. In addition, lawful permanent residents of the U.S. and certain U.S. military veterans can become citizens through a naturalization process.

FK Reading Ease
48.2

FK Grade Level
Middle School
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  • Is given to an individual that entails them to specific rights, duties, privileges, and benefits between the United States and the individual.

    FK Reading Ease
    19.2

    FK Grade Level
    Graduate School
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  • Under immigration, a person who is born in the United States, including the 50 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands; or who become a citizen through naturalization; or who is born outside the United States to U.S. Citizen parents under qualifying circumstances (derivative citizenship) and who has not renounced U.S. citizenship.

    FK Reading Ease
    53.4

    FK Grade Level
    Middle School
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  • U.S. citizen means one of the following: (1) An individual who is a citizen of the United States or one of its possessions. (2) A partnership each of whose partners is an individual who is a citizen of the United States. (3) A corporation or association organized under the laws of the United States or a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory or possession of the United States, of which the president and at least two-thirds of the board of directors and other managing officers are citizens of the United States, which is under the actual control of citizens of the United States, and in which at least 75 percent of the voting interest is owned or controlled by persons that are citizens of the United States.
    FK Reading Ease
    51.6

    FK Grade Level
    High School
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  • This definition has not yet been approved by a moderator.

    Any person, with the exception of the children of certain diplomats, who was born in the United States or its territories, certain persons born abroad whose parents are U.S. citizens who qualify for acquisition of citizenship, and NONCITIZENs who become citizens through NATURALIZATION.

    FK Reading Ease
    34.3

    FK Grade Level
    College
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  • U.S. citizen means United States nationals as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(22).
    FK Reading Ease
    99.5

    FK Grade Level
    Elementary School
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