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Motivation for Naturalization

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Motivation for Naturalization

Posted: 30 Sep 2013 11:53AM GMT
Classification: Immigration
Back in the mid- to late- 1800s, when many people did not read or write [English], what would the motivation be to apply for US naturalization? I assume that people were just happy to be someplace safe and be together. Why change your citizenship? Were there laws that were enforced?

Thank you for any help with this rather generic question.
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Anne3150 30 Sep 2013 5:53PM GMT 
frostfreedet 30 Sep 2013 7:35PM GMT 
BobNY 30 Sep 2013 9:18PM GMT 
Anne3150 1 Oct 2013 12:25AM GMT 
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