How many years do you need to become a US citizen?
Assuming that you got your green card through marriage - 3 years after getting your green card
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How can you become a citizen if you have been married for two years to a US citizen and have three children?
contact youre state department and take a test
a period of continuous residence and physical presence in the United States . reside in a particular district before filing . an ability to read, write, and speak English . … a knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government . good moral character . attachment to the principles of the U.S. Constitution and, . favorable disposition toward the United States . a petitioner . a sponsor for more information see http://www.uscis.gov/naturalization Apart from the useful information given above, one of the main eligibility requirements is that the applicant has to be a lawful permanent resident (green card holder) Source: www.uscitizenship.info
Answer . Try marrying someone from Iceland and then apply for a citizenship.. Citizenship As a general rule foreign nationals must have been domiciled in Iceland for sev…en years before they can apply for citizenship. Nationals of the Nordic countries, however, may apply after 5 years of domicile. A foreign national who marries an Icelandic national may apply for citizenship after having been resident in Iceland for three years after the marriage. A foreign national, who is cohabiting with an Icelandic citizen, both being unmarried, may apply for Icelandic citizenship if the cohabitation has lasted for more than five years. Application forms for Icelandic citizenship are available from the Ministry of Justice.
If you came to the US with a j4 visa and it expired 1 year ago and you are marrying a US citizen what paperwork is needed to become legal?
Petition for Alien Relative (USCIS Form I-130) Application to Register Permanent Residence (USCIS Form I-485) Biographic Information (USCIS Form G-325A) Affidavit of Sup…port (USCIS Form I-864) Permission for Work Authorization (Optional) (USCIS Form I-765) Medical Examination Results (USCIS Form I-693) Request for Travel Documents (Optional) (USCIS Form I-131) The appropriate supporting documents The USCIS filing fees ($1,010 to $1,365).
Answer: If you are married to an American citizen than you have to wait 3 years before you can file for citizenship otherwise you have to wait 5 yrs. The citizenship process c…an take up to 1yr.
It takes five years to become a US citizen after being a permanentresident. It may take longer to become a permanent resident in thefirst place.
To become a naturalized citizen of the United States, an individualmust first check their immigration status to determine if theyqualify to become a citizen. If the person qua…lifies, preparing aN-400 form is required. The form, photographs and payment for feeswill need to be mailed to the correct naturalization office. Makean appointment with a bio metrics, go to the interview if invitedand wait for the decision from the United States and ImmigrationServices. If declined, a letter with the reasoning will be receivedin the mail. The oath of allegiance is also required and willreceived by written notice. Once the form is approved, it isimportant for the person to understand their rights as a UnitedStates citizen.
To be eligible for the U.S. Presidency, the Constitution includes the requirement that the person be a "natural born citizen". There is no explicit definition of this term in …the Constitution. However, when the Constitution was written, an essential contemporary and consulted reference was the " Law of Nations " which states that "T he natives, or natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. As the society can not exist and perpetuate itself otherwise than by the children of the citizens, those children naturally follow the condition of their fathers, and succeed to all their rights. " This understanding of its definition has now morphed into many conflicting interpretations. However, no legal judgment has overridden the original intended meaning, so it is it is reasonable to conclude that "born to 2 U.S. citizens" is still a requirement. . Vattel's "The Law of Nations" was written in French. What was quoted above was from a flawed English translation first published over a decade after the Constitution was ratified in 1787. Thus, none of the Framers could possibly have been referring to it. The original French (the only version in existence at the time of the framing of the Constitution) does not define nor attempt to define "natural born citizen." It defines "natives or indigenous" citizens. Moreover, no law in effect states that for anyone born in the USA, that even one parent, let alone both , must be citizens. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Â§301 aka U.S. Code Title 8 Â§1401 defines "citizens at birth," which = "natural born citizens." Sub-Â§(a) thereof flatly states that anyone born in the USA, unless to parents who are not subject to U.S. jurisdiction (legally subject to U.S. law - that means foreign diplomats with diplomatic immunity ), are citizens at birth and thus natural born citizens. Even illegal aliens are subject to U.S. law and thus jurisdiction. INA Â§301 / USC Title 8 Â§1401 has a total of eight provisos or sub-Â§s, lettered (a) through (h). (a) applies to anyone born in the USA. The others apply to other circumstances. (g) would apply to someone like Barack Obama if he were born in Kenya as the Birthers erroneously believe. Even then , though, he would still qualify as a natural born citizen because (g) only requires that one parent be a citizen (it specifically states that the other parent is an alien [other provisos apply to overseas births when both parents are U.S. citizens]!), and have either lived in the USA or served overseas in U.S. armed forces or a recognized international organization such as the Red Cross, for a specified time. Proviso (f) is also of interest. . re: Chuck W777 wrote: "No, this has never been a requirement."
The president must be a natural-born citizen, and have lived in the country for at least 14 years.
President Obama was born in Hawaii, and since Hawaii had become astate several years before he was born, he was a US citizen atbirth, in 1961. Note that there are a group of p…eople called the"birthers" who insist that Mr. Obama was born in another country(Kenya) but there is no evidence of this, despite what theycontinue to insist. Mr. Obama was and is an American by birth.
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In February 2005, Alanis Morissette became a naturalized citizen of the United States while maintaining her Canadian citizenship.
You need to file Form N400 application for naturalization with USCIS. Before filing its important to make sure you are eligible. In order to be eligible to apply for US citize…nship you should be 1. at least of 18 years of age 2.also a green card holder in the US who has continuous physical residence of minimum 5 years. 3.also have good moral character In order to apply for US citizenship you need to file completed Form N-400 along with the fee. Form N-400 filing fee is $595.Additionally $85 biometric fee and totals to $680, where applicable. No fee is required for military applicants filing under Section 328 and 329 of the INA. Applicants 75 years of age or older are not charged a biometric fee.
14 years tops
Before you can become a U.S. Senator, you must be a citizen fornine years. You must also be at least 30 years of age.
To teach within the public school system in the United States at the pre-K through high school levels, you must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a teacher education pr…ogram from a regionally accredited college or university and state teacher certification. This would take approximately four years to complete as a full-time student, provided you take the program as prescribed by the college or university. Individuals who already have at least a bachelor's degree but not in an education program, can obtain certification to teach specific courses through the Alternative Route Program within the state they wish to teach. For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (U.S. Department of Labor) indicated directly below this answer section.