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Over eight million 'green card' holders may be eligible for citizenship

"[A]n estimated 12.6 million LPRs lived in the United States on January 1, 2010. 8.1 million of those LPRs were eligible to naturalize." - DHS, Oct. 2011 .

Green Card Holders and Legal Immigration to the United States

"Much of the discussion surrounding immigration and immigrants these days is focused on the negative: the issue of illegal immigration with roughly 11 million unauthorized immigrants residing across the nation, problems surrounding the immigrant detention system, and highly contested state...