San Jose, CA asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: Can I still apply for citizenship after the divorce?

I was married to my ex for 9 yrs (+4 yrs of dating). It wasn't until the 7th yr that i finally get my green card issued. The actual process of my application only took 1yr though. We got divorce 2.5 yrs after. Now my gc is still valid for another 5yrs. Am i eligible to apply for a citizenship?

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Vivek Malik
Vivek Malik
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Greenwood, IN

A: You are eligible for citizenship based on 5 years of your residency. Please contact an attorney to see eligibility based on the dates. The attorney will be able to determine, when you should apply for your citizenship and also other relevant issues related to your naturalization application.

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