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people who have the right to participate in government
The study of what it means to be a U.S. citizen
A legal process to obtain citizenship
A choice that government makes in response to a political issue
a system that allows only a certain number of immigrants into the US
the official count of a population, takes place in the US every 10 years. Determines how many representatives each state receives.
People who settle in a country they weren't born in.
The act of a government sending a migrant out of its country and back to the migrant's home country
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
The unlawful entry of people from other nations into the United States
The law of blood, which determines citizenship based on one's parents' citizenship.
the law of soil, which determines citizenship based on where a person is born
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster and seeks asylum in another country
a place of retreat or security
the characteristics of a population with respect to age, race, and gender.