In order to become a naturalized citizen, an applicant must demonstrate that s/he can read, write, and speak basic English and answer correctly a certain number of American civics questions.
Exception to the Rules
Some people are exempt from this requirement, such as age 50+ who have been green card holders for 20 years, or those who are age 55+ who have been green card holders for 15 years. In addition, people who have a physical or mental impairment may qualify for a waiver of the tests.
To see if you are eligible for a waiver, and for any other legal assistance with citizenship, green cards, and visas, contact The Law Office of Tanya M. Lee, PLLC. 480-559-9LAW; info@aboutUSvisas.com.