我如何申請美國公民？ How Do I Apply for U.S. Citizenship?
1.Be age 18 or older;
2.Be a permanent resident for a certain amount of time (usually 5 years but less for some individuals);
3.Be a person of good moral character;
4.Have a basic knowledge of U.S. history and government;
5.Have a period of continuous residence and physical presence in the United States;
6.Be able to read, write and speak basic English.
There are exceptions to this rule for someone who
7.is 55 years old and has been a permanent resident for at least 15 years;
8.is 50 years old and has been a permanent resident for at least 20 years;
9.has a permanent physical or mental impairment that makes the individual unable to fulfill these requirements.