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grant citizenship to

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make into a citizen

explain with reference to nature

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adopt to another place

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make more natural or lifelike

adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

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Don't naturalize after your child's 21st birthday if he or she is CSPA eligible.
citizenship status over LPR status, millions of LPRs who are eligible to naturalize do not do so.
In the past two decades, the number of LPRs who submitted petitions to naturalize has increased more than four-fold, from about 207,000 in FY1991 to 899,000 in FY2012.
Research on determinants of naturalization suggests that the propensity to naturalize is positively associated with youth and educational attainment.
immigration laws, which could affect naturalization policy and the number of persons who naturalize each year.
citizenship status over lawful permanent residence status, substantial numbers of LPRs who are eligible to naturalize have not done so.
immigration laws which, if enacted in some form, could affect naturalization policy and the number of persons who naturalize each year.
These two bills contain provisions that would alter current admission levels of family- and employment-based immigration, as well as naturalization criteria, which, in turn, would alter the number of immigrants eligible to naturalize.
Several, including daffodils, naturalize well in all Western climates, establishing themselves in the garden to deliver repeat bloom year after year (see page 68 for planting tips).
They are hardy in cold and hot climates, they naturalize well and look great in pots, they make long-lasting cut flowers - and gophers won't eat them.
The farther north you go, the better they naturalize - as long as the ground doesn't freeze down to bulb level.