What is Citizenship? – Lumen Student News

“Citizenship” is a word we hear plenty of these days, and in most cases it’s used to talk about those people who were not born in the United States of America, yet want to be an official part of our country.

America is the “land of the free and home of the brave.” Since its beginning, America has been a place where those seeking a better life for themselves and their families strive to join.

But what exactly does it mean to become a citizen, and how does one go about becoming an American citizen?