Nearly all Americans regard their U.S. citizenship as Very Important, but blacks hold it in higher esteem than whites and other minority Americans do.
Americans under the age of 40 are far more accepting of dual citizenship than older Americans are.
Fifty-three percent (53%) of those who are dual citizens consider it Very Important to be a U.S. citizen. But among those who are U.S. citizens only, 81% view their citizenship as Very Important.
Few Republicans, Democrats and unaffiliated voters have ever considered giving up their U.S. citizenship, but Democrats are the least likely to consider it.
Sixty-nine percent (69%) of those who think it's too easy to become a U.S. citizen feel the Founding Fathers would view the United States as a failure today, but 53% of those who believe it’s too hard to become a citizen say the Founding Fathers would consider America a success.
Friday, October 11, 2013
My Country ‘Tis of Thee?
Just because four-out-of-five Americans think being a U.S. citizen is Very Important doesn’t mean they haven’t considered their options …
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