Why Have Naturalization Applications Increased In Arizona?

Published: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:20pm
Updated: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:23pm

Naturalization applications in Arizona jumped to more than 19,000 last year. That’s an increase of 48 percent from the previous year.

Arizona’s numbers reflect the national increase of 35 percent over the same period based on statistics from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Petra Falcon, executive director of Promise Arizona, spoke with The Show’s Marcus Charleston about why this is happening.

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