Q: Sponsor my minor son (canadian), I am us, citizen. What is the process
My son from my first wife is living with his mom in Canada, he is 10 years old . I want to sponsor him so he can get his GC and US Citizenship. His mom is ok to sponsor him so he has documented. My Son is Canadian and I am the US and Canadain Citizen.
Would he get any advantage to get citizenship fast or I have to file i-130 and than he get GC and he has to wait 3-5 years to get his citizenship. IS there any law for him so he get citizenship before 18 ? please kindly help .
The following requirements must be met for your son to become an automatic USC through you.
A. General Requirements: Genetic, Legitimated, or Adopted Child Automatically Acquiring Citizenship after Birth 
A child born outside of the United States automatically becomes a U.S. citizen when all of the following conditions have been met on or after February 27, 2001: 
The child has at least one parent, including an adoptive parent  who is a U.S. citizen by birth or through naturalization;
The child is under 18 years of age;
The child is a lawful permanent resident (LPR);  and
The child is residing  in the United States in the legal and physical custody of the U.S. citizen parent. 
You must first file the I-130 and I-485 for him. When he comes to the USA to live with you he may become a USC through you.
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