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naturalized

[′nach·rə‚līzd]
(ecology)
Of a species, having become permanently established after being introduced.
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This brief examines changes in the number of naturalized citizens in the United States and the rate of naturalization, also exploring the size and characteristics of the pool of immigrants now or soon to be eligible to naturalize. Analysis of data from the Current Population Survey indicates that beginning in the mid-1990s, the number of naturalized citizens rose for the first time in decades, from 6.5 million to 11 million citizens by 2002.
Since the time of the founding fathers the whole point of allowing, and indeed encouraging, foreign-born residents to naturalize has been to ensure that these newcomers will help sustain--and not undermine--our democratic system of government.
Several, including daffodils, naturalize well in all Western climates, establishing themselves in the garden to deliver repeat bloom year after year (see page 68 for planting tips).
Under Syrian Arab citizenship legislation, the application of a foreigner to naturalize into Syrian Arab citizenship must be submitted in writing and requires a "recommendation" (iqtirah) by the Minister of Interior as well as separate legislation in each case, subject to application in writing and on the condition that the applicant has the full exercise of his mental faculties and was not declared legally incompetent (Article 4.1); resident in the country for at least five continuous years prior to the submission of his application (Article 4.2); in good health (Article 4.3); of good reputation and without criminal record (Article 4.4); of employable skills or independent means (Article 4.5); fluent in Arabic reading and writing [Fluent speech is not legally required,] (Article 4.6).
In fact, the bill to naturalize Brownlee, who has captured the hearts of basketball fans since he suited up for the Gin Kings in 2016, has already been filed in Congress.
NNA - General Michel Aoun said, "There are many indications showing international intentions to naturalize displaced Syrians in Lebanon." Aoun's stance came Tuesday in the context of the regular weekly meeting for the Bloc of Reform and Change in Rabieh.
High Commissioner for Refugees denied reports that it was seeking to naturalize Syrian refugees Wednesday.
Most wildflower seed mixes include both American and European plants that naturalize readily.
Summary: The Lebanese Basketball Federation (FLBB) is looking to naturalize American centers Loren Woods of Riyadi or Sagesse's Darryl Watkins after current national team player Jackson Vroman was deemed too expensive to represent The Cedars any longer.