Marietta, GA asked in Immigration Law for Georgia

Q: My new husband is a Jamaican native and i am a us citizen. How can i get my husband US citizenship .

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Sheri A Benchetrit
Sheri A Benchetrit
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: You are getting ahead of yourself. The first step in the process would be to sponsor him for a green card and then after he has had the green card for a period of 3 years, he can file for his US citizenship. US citizenship is not automatic based on marriage. You must follow the process. You will have a number of different options for sponsoring him depending on where he is located (inside or outside of the US), and the cost and timing of each option can be different. I suggest that you contact an experienced immigration lawyer to go through all of your options and find the best solution for you.

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