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no I'm sorry, I disagree with the above answer. Thousands of Floridians are Permenant Residents of the US, a legal Immigration status. As such, they are considered residents of Florida, although they may have no intention of becoming citizens.

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Q: Can you be a legal Florida resident without being a US citizen?
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Can you be a citizen of Florida and not a citizen of the US?

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If your fiance is a permanent resident and you're a US citizen how would the permanent resident get citizenship and how long do they have to wait to apply for citizenship?

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