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Becoming a U.S. citizen: a guide to the law, exam & interview

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[Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2014.
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340 pages : illustrations, map, forms ; 23 cm.
The path from green card to U.S. citizenship can be a long and winding one. This book will help you determine your eligibility, fill out application forms, study for the exam, and more!.
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7th edition.
9781413320633, 1413320635


Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Bray, I. M. (2014). Becoming a U.S. citizen: a guide to the law, exam & interview. 7th edition. [Berkeley, California]: Nolo.

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Bray, Ilona M., 1962-. 2014. Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview. [Berkeley, California]: Nolo.

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Bray, Ilona M., 1962-, Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview. [Berkeley, California]: Nolo, 2014.

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Bray, Ilona M. Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview. 7th edition. [Berkeley, California]: Nolo, 2014. Print.

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