By Allen L.
Grade 4, Tennessee
Country of Origin: China

What is your name?

How long did it take you to become a U.S. citizen?
10 years

What steps did you go through to become a U.S. citizen?
1:Visa 2:Green 3:Citizenship

How did you get your visa?
I was hired by an American company.

What was life first like in the U.S.?
It was hard. I had to start over.

Could you speak English when you came to the U.S.?
I could speak a little, but not very well.

Were you questioned the first time you came to the U.S.?
No, I was not.

What kinds of questions were you asked when you applied for your visa?
The questions I was asked were related to: Why do you want to come to the U.S.?

How much money did you have when you came to the U.S.?
One thousand dollars.

Where did you work in China?
I worked at a research unit.

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