Tag: Citizenship

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When can a citizenship be revoked?

According to the USCIS Policy Manual: A person is subject to revocation of naturalization if: A) A person is subject to revocation of naturalization if he or she procured naturalization illegally. Procuring naturalization illegally simply means that the person was not eligible for naturalization in the first place. Click to see full answer How can…
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Can someone lose their permanent residency?

Having your permanent residence revoked is uncommon but not impossible. Most people who are losing their residence do so for one of three reasons: fraud, crimes, or abandonment. Click to see full answer Can I come back to us if I lost my green card? The U.S. Consulate General does not issue replacement LPR cards.…
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How hard is it for immigrants to become citizens?

How long does it take to become a U.S. citizen? The national average processing time for naturalization (citizenship) applications is 14 months, as of April 2022. Click to see full answer What are the 5 requirements to become a U.S. citizen? Be able to read, write, and speak basic English; Demonstrate good moral character; Demonstrate…
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How long can you live outside the US without losing citizenship?

At one time a naturalized U.S. citizen had to maintain U.S. residence for a certain period after naturalizing. No longer. Congress repealed those laws. You could stay abroad for the rest of your life and remain a U.S. citizen. Click to see full answer Can you move to another country and keep U.S. citizenship? A…
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Can a widow of a U.S. citizen apply for citizenship?

Sadly, the portion of U.S. immigration law allowing a person who has been a permanent (or conditional) resident and married to, as well as living with, a U.S. citizen for three years to apply for U.S. citizenship at the end of that time no longer applies if the U.S. citizen dies. Click to see full…
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What crimes prevent you from citizenship?

Conviction of an Aggravated Felony Drug trafficking. Firearms trafficking. Money laundering. Child pornography offenses. Click to see full answer What crimes prevent you from citizenship? Conviction of an Aggravated Felony Drug trafficking. Firearms trafficking. Money laundering. Child pornography offenses. Can I get citizenship with criminal record? Any individual who has been convicted of an aggravated…
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How long can a U.S. citizen stay out of the country 2020?

International Travel U.S. immigration law assumes that a person admitted to the United States as an immigrant will live in the United States permanently. Remaining outside the United States for more than one year may result in a loss of Lawful Permanent Resident status. Click to see full answer Can you lose US citizenship living…
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Do I have to report the death of green card holder?

They may also be, or have been, Legal Permanent Residents, refugees, among other situations. It is necessary to report the death of a person, even if not a citizen of the United States, provided the individual has been issued a Social Security number. Click to see full answer Do I have to report the Death…
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What do you do with a certificate of entitlement?

What do I do with it? You can use it to put a private number plate onto a car. Or you can keep your registration number on the V750 Certificate of Entitlement until you are ready to use it. Just keep an eye on the expiry date. Click to see full answer How long does…
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What happens when a permanent resident card expires?

Since your lawful permanent resident status is not linked to your green card's validity, you won't be deported simply because your green card has expired. You will only lose your lawful permanent residency status if you abandon your status or become a U.S. citizen. Click to see full answer What happens if you dont renew…
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