Citizenship and Naturalization
Citizenship Through Naturalization
Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Citizenship for the Spouse of a US Citizen
In general, you may qualify for naturalization under Section 319(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) if you:
- Have been a permanent resident (Green Card holder) for at least 3 years
- Have been living in marital union with the same US citizen spouse during such time
- Meet all other eligibility requirements under this section