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All the paths to US citizenship in the Senate’s immigration bill, visualized

April 18, 2013
April 18, 2013

This post has been corrected.

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of eight US senators introduced legislation that would dramatically revamp the country’s immigration policy. Among other provisions, the bill outlines a few paths to US citizenship for undocumented immigrants who have been in the country since before 2012. Here is a flow chart detailing those paths.

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Una versión en español está disponible aquí.

Note: a previous version of this flow chart mistakenly stated that the fastest track to citizenship on the “Agricultural Worker Path” is eight years (it is, in fact, 10 years) and that an agricultural worker could apply for citizenship after having a green card for three years (he or she would actually have to wait for at least five years).

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