How long must a non-citizen of the US be married to a US citizen before they are a citizen?
Once you apply for and receive your permanent residency you have to wait 3 years before your able to apply for citizenship.
If you married a US citizen but the marriage is not working out and you want a divorce but you are still waiting for your green card what will happen to you?
It almost sounds like you think they automatically become a citizen after you're married for a certain length of time? If that's what you're thinking, you're wrong. Being married to a US citizen just decreases the amount of time (from 5 years to 3 years) they have to wait before they can apply for citizenship.
I'm not 100% certain of what I'm about to say. I don't think being married to a U.S. citizen by itself has any effect on how long you can stay in the U.S. You must apply to the Immigration Service for a change in status. I think this normally takes three steps with the first being an application made by your citizen spouse.
How long will it take after your boyfriend who is 17 and an illegal Mexican and you get married before he gets his papers?
If a person is married but never took the USA citizenship test do that still make them a US citizen?
No, they were never a citizen; marriage to a US citizen does not automatically make you a citizen. Marriage to a US citizen allows you the a reason to apply citizenship; of which the test is a part of the process. The USA citizenship test is only one of the steps to becoming a citizen; it does not grant you citizenship if you pass it. You still have to apply for citizenship and get through…
I got married in October of 2014 but my wife is not a citizen Will I still be able to file my taxes as married?
Does a non-US citizen have any rights to assets in a divorce settlement and if so are they the same as a citizen?
A legal alien has to be a permanent resident for at least 5 years before becoming a US citizen. However, it may take a long time before the alien become a permanent resident. For example, an alien could be on a student visa for 10 years before becoming a permanent resident. They would then have to wait another 5 years before becoming a US citizen.
Can a child become a US citizen if he or she is born out of wedluck in the Philippines with a US citizen father?
If either of the spouse is a US citizen and another is an alien, once they get married the alien is given the conditional status which is valid for 2 years. 90 days or less before the conditional status expires the US citizen needs to file to remove the conditions using Form I-751 for the alien spouse to get permanent resident status or green card. After three years as a green card holder and if…
Once you become a citizen, you can file for divorce at any time. But in order to even apply for citizenship if you are on a marriage green card, you have to have been married for 3 years and you and your spouse would have to have petitioned to remove your conditional resident status within 90 days of your second wedding anniversary. This is to prove that you didn't get married to evade immigrations laws.
A permanent resident can apply for citizenship after 3 years of marriage to a US citizen. You will need to fill out form N-400 ( Naturalization) which comes with a $330 (processing fee) and a $70 Biometric (finger print & background check). If you are applying based on 5 years as a Permanent Resident or 3 years as a Permanent Resident married to a U.S. citizen, you may file for naturalization up to 90 days…
If a us citizen married a Mexican citizen in Mexico can the us citizen live in Mexico as a tourist if yes for how long?
I married a Mexican citizen in Mexico and I am a US citizen, and we currently live in Mexico. You can only live in Mexico for the time they alloted on your white paper when you entered the country, usually it is 90-180 days. During that time you should apply for a FM2 at the immigration office. An FM2 is a visa that allows you to live in Mexico. You would qualify for it because…