Citizenship by naturalization

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  1. 2014

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    Hello, friends. I have been loving this forum so much and thank you for all your posts.

    My son has been dreaming for Air Force Academy years. He will join the Summer Seminar this June. I do have a question : does it matter that he got his citizenship by naturalization ? He was born in China and finished his third grade there. Is this a big disadvantage that he was not born in the states? Thank you.
     
  2. tutmom

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    that is not a problem at all. We know a current cadet who had the same situation.
     
  3. HeWantsTheBFE

    HeWantsTheBFE USAFA Class of 2017

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    Not at all! In fact, it may make for an interesting profile and application essays!

    There is always a way to turn something to your advantage!
     
  4. jmk0601

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    I'm actually a naturalized citizen (became U.S. Citizen in 2012). I've been appointed to USAFA '17. I think being a naturalized citizen might actually help (if Chinese is his first language and he's fluent at it, even better).
     
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    Thank you all.

    Yes, Chinese is his native language and he can read and write.
     
  6. Dad

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    USAFA is always looking for officers who can do both. :wink:

    On a serious note, USAFA is looking for diversity in its selection of future cadets. Being able to speak Chinese is a plus. Best wishes. :thumb:
     

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