All foreigners who become citizens enjoy unique benefits, benefits that many immigrants crave. Permanent residents
meanwhile, all those who are legal immigrants, Green Card owners, do not have the same privileges.
For example, voting in elections, whether presidential or state; access to jobs in federal agencies (ICE, USCIS, FBI,
etc.), leaving the United States without any time limit, etc.
Let’s take a look at some forms for citizenship.
By law, anyone born in the United States has citizenship automatically. No matter if their parents are undocumented.
If the immigrant has a parent who is a US citizen, the immigrant may also apply for the citizenship.
If a baby is orphaned and adopted by an American couple, the baby automatically gets the US citizenship.
If any of the grandparents of the immigrants have citizenship, they can opt for citizenship
5) Military Service
Immigrants can obtain citizenship in a short time if they serve in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States.
6) 5 years as a permanent resident
If the immigrant managed to get permanent residence card, known as Green Card, and five years have elapsed, the immigrant may apply to take the exam again to start the naturalization.
7) After 3 years of marriage
If the immigrant is married to a US citizen after three years of marriage you may process the citizenship of that country.
The most important thing when it comes to immigrate to the United States is having the necessary and able to do counseling. In Beltran Brito LLP we have extensive experience in advising immigrants understand the arduous process of immigration laws and by opting for a work visa or green card.
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