Immigrants Rush to Seek Citizenship

The number of applications for citizenship has surged in recent years. Through May of this year, applications were up 60 percent over last year. However, there is a backlog of applications waiting for approval at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The number of applications for citizenship has surged in recent years. Through May of this year, applications were up 60 percent over last year. However, there is a backlog of applications waiting for approval at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.