naturalization


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the quality of being brought into conformity with nature

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the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship

the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous

changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology

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Understanding the effect of naturalization on long-term integration of immigrants is an important question in light of these problems," said Hainmueller, co-director of the Immigration and Integration Policy Lab and faculty affiliate of the The Europe Center.
During a naturalization ceremony in which 15 candidates will become U.
Veterans who serve during designated periods of conflict do not have to meet all the standard requirements for naturalization.
citizens at approximately 180 naturalization ceremonies nationwide.
Summary: Dubai Naturalization and Residency Department has announced that working hours during the Holy Month of Ramadan at its headquarters and all sections of the Foreign Service Centres in the Emirate will be from 09.
One way is for a permanent resident ("green card" holder) to file an application for naturalization, which, if granted, will allow that person to take the oath of allegiance and be sworn in as a U.
Manama--July4(BNA) Details regarding naturalization in the Kingdom Bahrain are to be released soon.
Summary: BEIRUT: The UN and Lebanese groups praised Wednesday Parliament's decision to grant Palestinian refugees wider rights to employment and the end of service indemnity while Israel welcomed the law as a step toward the naturalization of refugees.
Citizenship and Immigration Services will hold a workshop on the naturalization process, 9 a.
PESHAWAR, November 07, 2009 (Balochistan Times): On the basis of naturalization certificate, Federal Interior Ministry has awarded Pakistani nationality to 75 Afghan migrants and directed National Database and Regulatory Authority (NADRA) to issue national identity cards to them on immediate basis.
Peshawar, November 07, 2009 (Frontier Star): On the basis of naturalization certificate, Federal Interior Ministry has awarded Pakistani nationality to 75 Afghan migrants and directed National Database and Regulatory Authority (NADRA) to issue national identity cards to them on immediate basis.
In his latest television interview, General Michel Aoun addressed the naturalization of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon at length, presenting his interpretation of the issue, which the Lebanese have agreed to reject, including their stance in the preamble to their constitution (Paragraph "I").
And as of October 1, in addition to passing a reading and writing test of English proficiency, all immigrants going through the naturalization process must pass a new civics exam that some say is much harder than the test it replaced.
Naturalization is the process that enables foreign citizens to become United States citizens and 1,046,539 individuals did so last year.
8) Posthumous citizenship not only bestows inimitable honor upon the fallen servicemember, but also generates special immigration and naturalization opportunities for the deceased's direct family members, such as immediate eligibility for permanent resident and citizenship processing.