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Once you apply for and receive your permanent residency you have to wait 3 years before your able to apply for citizenship.

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Q: How long must a non-citizen of the US be married to a US citizen before they are a citizen?
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How long do you have to be married to a U.S. citizen before you can apply for citizenship?

about 8 years

How long do you have to be married to a U.S. citizen before you can automatically become one?

you will never automatically become one. it is a long and tedious process.

How long you have to live in the US before becoming a citizen?

How long do you have to live in the USA before you can become a citizen

How long do you have to live in America before becoming a citizen?

Currently you must have Permanent Residence for 5 years before filing to become a US. Citizen. You can as a Permanent Residence after 3 years file for US. citizenship if you're married/lived with an US. Citizen.

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?

As long as you are legally married to a US citizen, you are a citizen. it doesn't matter if you get divorced or not. YOU ARE A CITIZEN!

How long can you stay in Mexico if you are an American citizen married to a Mexican citizen?

6 months

How long can a Nigerian citizen live in the US as a noncitizen?

As the Nigerian requires a visa to enter the US, he /she can stay as long as the visa is valid. If the nigerian has a green card, then he/she can live in the US for any period of time as it gives them the permanent resident status.

After married to us citizen how long you have to wait to become citizen?

3 years, then you can begin the Naturalization process.

How long must a Canadian be in Mexico before you can be married?

How long must you be in Mexico before you can be married?:

How long can a non- u.s. citizen reside in us before becoming a citizen?


How long for you to become a green card holder married to a citizen?

Not too long give it time.

Can 2 UK citizens get married in the US?

You can if you become a U.S citizen, but all you have to do is go to the couthouse of the town that you want to be married in and ask for the papers In CA you can get married even you are non-citizen as long as you have proper identification such as passport.

How long does marriage have to last to be US citizen?

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.

You are married to a Lithuanian person how can you become Lithuanian citizen?

You must live in Lithuania for a long period of time. ~10-15 yr. Btw, you must be married to any lithuanian citizen and must decline of being other country's citizen.

How long do you have to be in the US before you can become a citizen?

10 years

How long does it take to bring your wife to us if you are a us citizen?

how long does it normally take to bring your fiance to the U.S. to get married.

Can I enter the US if I am married to an American but we live in Germany?

If you are married to an American citizen, living in Germany, and are a German citizen, you will likely need a Visa or a Green card to enter the US, depending on how long you will be in the US and why you are coming.

How long does it take for you to become a citizen after marrying a US citizen?

Just because you marry a legal citizen, it does not make you a leagal citizen. When I married my husband who was a legal alien he still had to go through the same channels to become a legal US citizen and he had to be sworn in.

You are a us citizen married to a Chinese woman how can you live in china?

Very easy. As long as you are not a criminal.

How long will it take for a immigrant to get a green card when they are married to a us citizen?

6 to 7 months.

How long it take for a Pakistani boy who got married a USA citizen women 3 years be for in Pakistan not yet getting into the USA?

How long it take for a pakistani boy who got married a usa citizen women 3 years be for in pakistan not yet geting into the usa?

How long can you be separated before you are legally divorced?

How long does a married couple have to be seperated before a divorce?

How long must you reside in the US before you become a citizen?

Continuously for 5 years (spouse of a US Citizen, 3 years)

How long can you be married before you can get an annulment?

You will have to be married for at least one full year.

How long does it take when your tourist visa has expired and you're married to a US citizen?

How long does what take? You need to be a bit more specific.

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