The streets in Northeast Minneapolis were named after the U.S. presidents in order of their election to help new residents from Poland, Ukraine, Lebanon and Germany prepare for citizenship exams.
Americans can’t pass their own citizenship test. An impressive 91% of immigrants who seek to take an American citizenship test pass it. A sampling of Miami residents — all of whom were naturalized American citizens — didn’t do as well. Only 1 in 15 passed.
The US is seeking a new law requiring foreign institutions to report all assets owned by Americans which has lead to more people renouncing their citizenship in the last quarter of 2013 than the entire years of 2006-2009 combined.
Native Americans did not receive US citizenship until 1924.