Discussion Questions

1. Should the U.S. government provide a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants? Explain your answer(s). 2. If the government were to provide a path to citizenship, what obligations should the undocumented immigrants meet? Consider current requirements for citizenship as well as extra obligations you think appropriate. Explain your answer(s). 3. If the government does […]

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History of Path to Citizenship Legislation

“Path to citizenship” is a political phrase that usually refers to allowing undocumented immigrants to become American citizens via a special process. This process may include special requirements (such as fees, background checks, or additional waiting times) beyond those already in place for the naturalization of documented immigrants. Citizenship means the immigrants could receive government […]

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Take Action

1. Explore the American Immigration Council, a pro-immigration organization. 2. Take a US citizenship practice test. 3. Consider the positions of FAIR, a con-immigration organization. 4. Consider how you felt about the issue before reading this article. After reading the pros and cons on this topic, has your thinking changed? If so, how? List two […]

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