By Krsha Sendon
October 2, 2020
Some 2.5 million Floridians know the feeling of walking into a United States immigration office with anticipation: the shiny halls, nerves running high and a mix of emotions in the air. Those who are there for the first time are hoping to have their right to live in this country recognized. Others are finalizing their journey, taking the last crucial step toward citizenship.
Those reading this who are not familiar with the process might be surprised to learn that becoming a naturalized citizen — aside from waiting several years and paying a hefty fee — requires first taking an oral, written, literacy and civics exam.