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You would first have to apply for a green card then three years later apply for citizenship based on marriage. This process will most likely take you about four years.

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Q: If an asylee married a US citizen how long would it take to become a US citizen?
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Does an Australian citizen have to marry a Filipina to become a naturalized Filipino citizen?

No Australian citizen would give up their passport to become Philippino. Many would live their entire life married to a Philippine citizen and stay alien.


Would it be easier to become an American citizen if you get married to a US citizen?

yes, it speed up the process dramatically.


If a US citizen married a non UK citizen in the UK could they both become citizens of the UK?

No, it would be considered a marriage abroad.


How can an illegal immigrant married to a US citizen and they have a baby here in the US become a US citizen?

You don't actually have to have a baby if you're married to a US citizen. If married to a US citizen for 3 years, I believe you automatically have a green card. If you have a baby, I think it would be a little quicker to get the green card. It happened to my brother, then she divorced him.


Would it be easier to become an American citizen if you're an illegal immigrant who is married to a U.S. citizen AND your child is a U.S. citizen as well?

I believe that you're guaranteed a citizenship when you marry a citizen, but being an illegal complicates the matter.


How long would it take for a Mexican citizen to become a US citizen as opposed to a Canadian citizen becoming a US citizen?

There are not different time limits established for legal immigrants from different countries, the procedures are the same for each person, with the exception of a foreign national who qualifies as an asylee or refugee. Immigrants of any country who have entered the US illegally and not eligible for permanent residency or US citizenship. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, http://www.uscis.gov


If you marry a Mexican citizen would he become a citizen then or would he have to take the test to become a US citizen?

IF YOU MARRY A MEXICAN, HE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY BECOME AN AMERICAN CITIZEN. THE ONLY THING THAT MARRAIGE ESTABLISHES WHEN YOU MARRY A MEXICAN IS PERMANENT RESIDENT ALIEN STATUS FOR HIM. HE CAN ONLY KEEP THIS IF YOU REMAIN MARRIED FOR A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF YEARS. IF HE WISHES TO BECOME A CITIZEN, HE MUST TAKE THE TEST AND PASS. I married an illegal Mexican immigrant and I was told by an immigration officer that he can be deported until we have been approved for a visa number, but that some immigration officers will be lenient if the immigrant has papers with him showing that the process is underway.


If you have a green card and are getting married to a non-US citizen that is living in the United States would he be able to stay in the United States?

you can . . . but that person who is not a us citizen can only live in the US for a short period of time after marring, that person must become a citizen by taking the test (you have to get a 60% or higher to pass) to become a citizen. its really easy!


Can a non-citizen foreign national divorce her military husband?

Why would her nationality, citizenship, or his military status disqualify her for a divorce? It would be the same as for a foreign citizen married to a civilian, or an American citizen married to someone in the military.


If an American citizen marries a filipino citizen in the Philippines would it make him a filipino citizen also?

No You would have to apply for citizenship just like the other person would have to apply to become a US citizen.


How many years must a foreigner be married to a US citizen to gain citizenship?

Fourteen. Even if you werent married to a US citizen, you would have to live in the us for 14 years. In this case, if you got married to a us citizen, it would take 14 years for you to gain full membership.


Why become a Canadian citizen?

A person would become a Canadian citizen if they feel they would like to become a permanent part of the country. This includes voting in elections, living, working, and spending their life there.


Can you marry someone who has a tourist visa and is married to the Philippines?

If the person is already married in the Philippines, that marriage would have to be legally annulled first. You can then marry the person even if she or he has a tourist visa. As long as you are a legal citizen of the U.S.A, your new wife or husband will automatically become a citizen as well.


After a US citizen and a foreign national on a tourist visa obtain a marriage license can the foreign national apply for a 'green card'?

No, the couple would need to become legally married, the citizen spouse would need to apply for a change of status for the non citizen spouse. If it is granted the foreign spouse would be allowed to remain in the US and after having been married for two years could apply for permanent resident status.


How old were Athenian males when they became full citizens?

In Athens to become a citizen you would have to be over the age of 18 and you would have to be a male. You cant be a slave and you cant be a foreigner. But long ago to become a citizen your father and your mothers father would have to be a citizen.


You are about to become a PR but you havent activated your immigrant visa. You are about to get married with a non US citizen Is there any way she would get a Green Card legally this way?

No. Green cards are not issued due to getting married.


If an American citizen marries a Brazilian citizen in Brazil does that person become a Brazilian citizen?

No, not unless you start the paperwork in Brazil. You would have to give up your US citizenship to become a citizen of Brazil. Your new spouse doesn't become a US citizen either through marriage and they would have to apply for citizenship here too. Only being born in the US makes a person an automatic citizen.


Can I become an American citizen if I am British?

Yes, you can become an American citizen if you are British. You would need to apply for citizenship, which can take a few years.


Can you marry an American citizen if you are still married to an Australian citizen?

No, that would be bigamy, and it's illegal (as in you can go to jail for it).


When a Canadian marries a us citizen do they become us citizens?

No they do not automatically become a US Citizen. They would have to get a spouse's visa and then a marriage based Green Card. After the elapse of time - usually 5 years, they may then apply for US citizenship. - The period of time is 3 years, assuming you stay married to your US citizen spouse.


Can Sri lanka citizen become Filipino citizen?

Only way is if you get a visa in Philipenes and Sri Lanka is your nationality so you're therefore a citizen for that country. If you have kids in the Phillipenes, They would become a Filipino citizen, just saying.


Married to a us citizen how long after becoming a citizen myself can one file for a divorce?

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.


Can a permanent resident become a citizen if they marry a us citizen?

No, it doesn't make them a citizen if they marry one. I am a German citizen with a permanent resident green card and married a solider. It didn't make me a US citizen like most people would think. A person in this situation still has to wait for 5 years in Permanent Resident status and then apply for citizenship.


Can a US immigrant marry his fiance from Philippines?

Depends. As long as you are a legal United States citizen, you can get married legally to another person. However, since your fiance is from the Philippines, she is considered an illegal alien. If you plan on bringing her into the U.S., she will need a visa, with an I-94 stamp, and she would need to go through the process of becoming an American citizen. The marriage is not legally binding if one partner is illegal. it all depends on where you get your marriage license and everything. Visit the U.S. government website to see how she can become a citizen after you guys get married. (Yes, you have to wait until after you get married to pretty much have her become a citizen--it's very difficult to get married to an illegal immigrant here)


Can a US citizen become a citizen of Ireland?

There would be procedures to go through, but the answer is yes.

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