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United States Citizenship

Lea en español Related GetLegal.TV Videos Click here for more criminal law videos   Naturalization: The Process for Becoming a U.S. Citizen A temporary or permanent visa will not give you all the rights and privileges of American citizenship—unless you go through the process known as “naturalization,” you won’t be able to vote, and you […]

United States Citizenship Requirements

Lea en español To qualify for naturalization to the U.S., you must show the U.S. government evidence that you: are at least 18 years old, lived as a legal immigrant in the U.S. for a specific period of time, lived for a specific period of time in the state or U.S. territory from where you […]

Becoming a permanent resident of the U.S.

People seeking to immigrate to the United States must be within strict, limited categories. An applicant must fit within one of three distinct categories: Family-based immigrants, employment-based immigrants, and asylum seekers and refugees. There are no legal immigration categories for friends, cousins, aunts/uncles or grandparents. More About Immigration Law