Data • By Topic • People & Society • Immigration • Immigration & Immigration Enforcement
Naturalization is the process for an immigrant to become a US citizen. Naturalizations are approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which is managed by the Department of Homeland Security.
In 2020, the total number of naturalizations granted was 215,339, a decrease of 26% or 215,339 naturalizations from 2019.
What percent of the US population are immigrants?