Welcome to America: Key Components of the Senate Immigration Bill

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  • Who's Eligible for the Path to Citizenship?
  • What Are the Requirements?
  • What Are the Benefits?
  • Kids First
  • What About People Who've Been Deported?
  • How Will Legal Immigration Rules Change?
  • Verify
  • Family Matters
  • Assimilate
  • A Way Forward

What Are the Benefits?

Registered Provision Immigrant status allows you to legally live and work in the U.S. and travel to other countries. After six years they will have to pay another $500 fine. After 10 years, they can apply for a green card but must know English, pay taxes and pay a $1,000 fine. Three years later, they will be granted citizenship.

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