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No, you have to first obtain a green card and fulfill the residency and criminal background requirements.

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Q: Can a Canadian citizen who overstayed his visit and is now married to an American citizen apply for citizenship?
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Is neil young a US citizen?

No, he retains Canadian citizenship and has never sought American citizenship.

Can an illegal alien living in the US legally marry a Canadian citizen in the US?

Is the Canadian citizen also an American citizen or holds citizenship. if so then yes if not then. Technically no. This is because neither party holds a current American citizenship. If the Illegal alien was to marry upon Canadian territory then apply for american citizenship or Visa. But other wise legally no. However they should check.

If an American citizen gives birth to a child in Canada what is the child's citizenship?

The child is a citizen of both countries, since it was born on Canadian soil, but from an American citizen.

Can an American married to a Canadian citizen have both American and Canadian citizenship?

The law in America is if your spouse is an American citizen and you have a legal wedding/cerimony the other if not already becomes an American citizen. In Canada the law could be different so check their laws. -Pokitaru

With a child born in Canada the mother is a us citizen and the father is Canadian What is the child?

The child would have dual citizenship; Canadian and American.

Can an American citizen hold dual American Canadian citizenship?


Can a Canadian man marry a man who is a US citizen?

Yes, there is no citizenship or residency requirement for marriage in either the US or Canada. However, if they marry in the United States, they will have to marry in a state that permits same-sex couples to marry (see related question below). They may, however, marry in any province in Canada. Because of current federal law, the American citizen may not sponsor his Canadian husband for US citizenship. However, the Canadian citizen can sponsor his American husband for Canadian citizenship.

Your fiancee is an Canadian citizen is you are applicable for Canadian citizenship?

Unfortunately no.

Can a Canadian citizen enter Canada with Malaysian passport and a Canadian citizenship card?

You have the right to enter Canada if you are a Canadian citizen. The passport should prove your identification, and the citizenship card should prove your citizenship - my guess is a strong yes.

Can an American citizen become a different citizen?

Yes, an American citizen doesnt lose that citizenship when another citizenship is gained.

Can a Canadian citizen sponsor an American citizen if the Canadian citizen has a felony?

can a canadian citizen sponsor his wife who is an american citizen if the candian citizen has a felony on his record

Can I Lose US Citizenship if I Become Canadian Citizen?

You can lose it if you become a Canadian citizen through Naturalization.

Can you be automatically a citizen in Canada if a Canadian citizen marry you?

It is not possible to become a Canadian Citizen just by marrying a Canadian citizen. Citizenship cannot be acquired by marriage in any country.

Where can I a Canadian find information about becoming an American citizen?

Visit the Department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:

If a Mexican Citizen marries a Canadian Citizen in Canada does the Mexican Citizen automatically have Canadian Citizenship?

no, he needs to get a 3 year stay

Do stepchildren have dual citizenship when the mother is a US citizen and the stepfather a Canadian citizen?

If the stepfather has legal paper for custody, then the children under 18 are eligible for Canadian citizenship.

Im a US citizen and want to become a Canadian citizen?

Yes definitely you can get Canadian citizenship too. As you have US citizenship, it is not difficult to get Canadian citizenship as US allow dual citizenship. This can get obtained either through marriage or naturalization. Even extended stay in Canada can also be added advantage for Canadian citizenship, however it also comes under naturalization.

I would like to live at Canada and get a citizenship how can?

You need to get married to a Canadian citizen or apply for a Canadian Visa to get the citizenship of Canada.

Can a Canadian citizen apply to become a Canadian?

If they hold a Canadian citizenship they already are Canadian and there is no need to apply.

Can you be a us citizen and also have citizenship in Canada?

Yes it is allowed. If you obtain Canadian citizenship, you are allowed to maintain your American citizenship as well. But you should always carry both their passports when traveling between the two.

How does an American citizen divorce a Canadian citizen in the US?

If a US citizen divorces a Canadian citizen (who is in US legally) and they have a minor child who has dual citizenship can the US Citizen who is the dad file to state that mom (Canadian)cannot take minor child out of the Arizona (the state they currently reside in) for no longer than 30 days for vacation purpose?

If a Canadian living in the U.S and married to an American has a child in Canada can the child be both an American and Canadian citizen?

Yes, they can and are. Canada will recognize the child naturally because they were born on Canadian soil, and to a Canadian parent. The child will also inherit the US Citizenship of the American Parent, although the Parent will have to declare the child to the U.S. Consulate showing their proof of citizenship as well as the child's Canadian birth certificate.

American citizen overstayed in the Philippines?

how much im going to pay here in the philippines , im an american citizen and i stayed here for almost 6 months

As a natualized American originally from Canada how can I have dual citizenship in Canada and US?

When you became an American citizen, if you had not renounced your Canadian citizenship voluntarily, you can still maintain your maintain your Canadian citizenship together with your US citizenship. For instance, you can live for an unlimited period of time in both of them and have their passports at the same time (you should carry both passports whenever you travel between the two countries).

How do you get Canadian citizenship if you are an Canadian?

Uhh. If your already a naturally born Canadian, then you are a citizen. Its common sense my friend.