certificate of citizenship


certificate of citizenship
An identity document that USCIS will provide to people who have derived or acquired U.S. citizenship and would like to prove their U.S. citizenship status. (See also: acquisition of citizenship, derivation of citizenship)
Category: Immigration

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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