Undoubtedly, you had your reasons for deciding to come to the United States. You wanted a better or different life, and decided to settle here in Colorado. You got your green card, maybe got married and have settled into your life here. Now, as you reach the time where you can decide to pursue citizenship, you may be wondering what it means to be a United States citizen.
Immigration is dominating headlines at the moment, and individuals facing concerns regarding status, visa applications and threats of deportation may be fearful and overwhelmed. If you came to the United States and to Colorado as a child along with your parents, it is understandable that you may have serious fears regarding what could happen to you and your family.
When you first came to Colorado, you were clinging to the hope that the United States was a safe place where you could improve your quality of life. Although you faced challenges along the way, you built a strong foundation and began raising a family while earning regular income and contributing to your community. Through it all, you were always a bit worried that somehow, someday, it would all come tumbling down and some type of problem regarding your immigration status would arise when you least expected it.