Brookline, MA asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: My wife has recently obtained her citizenship through Naturalization. Am I eligible to apply for citizenship?

My wife has recently obtained her citizenship through Naturalization. She is an active duty (Reserve but on active duty status since she is in a-school now). We have been married over 5 years and we both obtained our green cards 2 years ago. Now that she is a citizen and a military member, Am I eligible to apply for citizenship? if not when I can apply? thanks

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1 Lawyer Answer
Ismail Mohammed
Ismail Mohammed
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: Hello,

If your wife is a U.S. Citizen, you can become a permanent resident through her. If you already received your permanent residency five years ago, you are eligible to be become a citizen. Please speak with an experienced attorney.

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