Q: I BECAME A US CITIZEN 7/01/2014 IN MY WIFE BEEN PERMANENT RESIDENT SINCE 9/01/2011 CAN SHE FILE FOR US CITIZEN YET
DOES SHE HAVE TO WAIT TELL SEPTEMBER TO FILE FOR US CITIZEN OR SHE CODE DO IT NOW BECAUSE MY SITUATION CHANGE TO US CITIZEN
A: Under 319(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, a spouse of a U.S. citizen may apply for naturalization after being a green card holder for three years provided, among other things, the U.S. citizen spouse has been a U.S. citizen during the entire three-year period. Based on that language, she will have to wait.
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