First Generation or Second Generation

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  1. lil3laiin3laiin

    lil3laiin3laiin Member

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    This is one question that I get different answers to...If my parents emigrated from a foreign country and I was born in the United States..am I first-generation or second-generation?
     
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    lil3laiin3laiin Member

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    So on my application then I should choose that I am a first-generation?

    Thanks in advance for ur help.
     
  3. Riv-Rod

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    My dad was born in New York but my mom is from spain, i was born on Bitburg AFB in Germany, so on my moms side im first but my dads 3rd or 4th what do i put?
     
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    Thats a ton of help, i appreciate it.
     
  5. USNA1982BGO

    USNA1982BGO Retired Staff Member

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    If you were born on the AFB you are an American citizen (but can hold duel citizenship) and thus I don't believe you are considered first generation since it seems your father is American and serving in the US military.
    This is a great question to pose directly to your LT.
     
  6. Zaphod

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    I just wonder why any of this matters?

    Ah, yes....... "Diversity". :rolleyes:
     
  7. Zaphod

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    Moi? :angel:

    :biggrin:
     
  8. Riv-Rod

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    Ill get on it and let you guys know.
     

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