San Jose, CA asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: How long until I can apply for citizenship after being married to a United States citizen

I’ve married a US Citizen and I barely got my permanent resident card in July 2019

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Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
Nadine C. Atkinson-Flowers
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA

A: Hello,

You can apply for your citizenship after three years of marriage.

Good luck

Nadine

Adan Vega
Adan Vega
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: You can submit the FORM N-400 with USCIS after you have been issued lawful permanent status and you have been married to a U.S. citizen for at least the period of 2 years and 9 months.

Kyndra L Mulder
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Kyndra L Mulder
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: You may send in your application 3 months prior to three years provided you remain married. If you do not remain married you must wait the 5 years.

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