Naturalizations in Maine from 2008 to 2015, by year and by citizens’ nation of birth:

Immigrants who meet legal criteria and pass a civics and history test can become naturalized U.S. citizens. Here is a look at the number of Mainers who have become citizens in recent years and where they were born:

 
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
INTERACTIVE: Christian MilNeil | @c_milneil

Naturalizations in Maine from 2008 to 2015, by nation of birth:

Note: Federal naturalized citizen reports omit statistics for nations with fewer than 10 naturalized citizens in any given year. As a result, the map below omits smaller nations that have contributed new citizens to Maine and likely under-estimates figures for the nations that are listed.

 
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
INTERACTIVE: Christian MilNeil | @c_milneil

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