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Labor Leader & Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta: The Importance of U.S. Citizenship for Legal Residents

During #HispanicHeritageMonth, labor leader and immigrant rights activist Dolores Huerta explains the importance of U.S. citizenship for those with legal residency. Dolores promotes citizenship and paving the way for full inclusion and integration of immigrants into the U.S. Dolores is a co-founder of the United Farmworkers Association, which later merged with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee to become the United Farm Workers. She received the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award in 1998 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012. 

Dolores Huerta

Why Should Someone With Legal Residency Become A U.S. Citizen?

Dolores explains that while there are many benefits to being a legal resident, U.S. citizens have more benefits and protections. Citizenship and English classes are available in every community, but there are people who’ve been in the U.S. for dozens of years and have not become a citizen.

There are many reasons that every lawful permanent resident should become a U.S. citizen. LPRs live, work and pay taxes in the U.S.  but do not have the same access to benefits that a naturalized citizen has.As a U.S. citizen, you won’t have to worry about being deported and losing your right to live and work in the United States, and you can stay in the U.S. as long as you want.

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