It just got harder for immigrants: The US naturalization test is about to change

MIAMI — U.S. legal permanent residents who apply for citizenship through naturalization on or after Dec. 1 will face a more challenging test — in which immigrants must prove they can read, write and speak basic English, and have essential knowledge of U.S. history and government.U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, announced Friday the implementation of a revised version of the citizenship civics test for naturalization applicants with a filing date (also known as a receipt date) of Dec. 1 and beyond.The test will evaluate an immigrant’s knowledge of American history, governmen...

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