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Benefits of U.S. Citizenship
As a U.S. citizen, you:
Have the right to vote.
Can travel with a U.S. passport.
Can sponsor family members to immigrate to the U.S.
Gain citizenship for your children (under 18).
Can run for public office.
Can serve on a jury.
Have better employment opportunities.
Have the right to hold certain government jobs.
Have better access to certain educational scholarships.
Are eligible for federal benefits, such as public assistance, financial aid for college, etc.
Have the self-assurance to become more involved in political, economic, and social institutions.
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