Persons born in Puerto Rico on or after Jan. 13, 1941, are automatically citizens of the United States. Anyone born in Puerto Rico before that date but after April 11, 1899, and residing anywhere under U.S. sovereignty a... More »

Though they are U.S. citizens, Puerto Rican citizens cannot cast votes in U.S. presidential elections. They can vote in a presidential primary, and they send delegates to the political conventions. The same is true for t... More »

"When I was Puerto Rican" is a memoir written by Esmeralda Santiago. It tells the story of Santiago growing up in rural Puerto Rico and eventually moving to New York City with her mother and her siblings. The book then t... More »

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Though they are U.S. citizens, Puerto Rican citizens cannot cast votes in U.S. presidential elections. They can vote in a presidential primary, and they send delegates to the political conventions. The same is true for t... More »

Individuals are citizens of the United States through birth within the jurisdiction of the United States, birth with at least one parent who is a U.S. citizen or through a process of naturalization, explains the Departme... More »

To see whether you would pass the test that immigrants to the United States take to become naturalized citizens, learn the answers to all the test questions, which the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services posts, alo... More »

American citizens who spend three consecutive years living in Canada are eligible for dual citizenship in the United States and Canada, as outlined by USA Today. Other methods for gaining dual citizenship to the nations ... More »

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