The President Obama's Executive Action included provisions to promote the naturalization process for U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents to become U.S. Citizens. Among the provisions would be allowing for the applicants to pay the application fee by credit card, along with the potential for fee waivers for those who qualify. The government wants to promote citizenship education and public awareness. There are many benefits of U.S. Citizenship. Contact a Partner Attorney to find out more.