There are Thirteen Stripes on the Flag – Why?

For the immigration test, don’t worry about lucky numbers or anything like that – just remind your interviewer that there were 13 original colonies, 13 states, and thus there are 13 stripes. Unless New York gets voted off the island, and then there’ll be a great deal of rebranding to be done.

The stripes represent the thirteen original colonies.

13 Stripes for 13 States

By Fred Morse

I moved from Wales to the United States in 2005 and have been through the US immigration process and have learned all about citizenship and nationalization on the way. I currently live in Texas with my wife and two dogs

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