A) How long an asylum has to wait to file for citizenship?

Asked over 1 year ago - Renton, WA

b) Does this depend on the date of granted asylum status or the green card?

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  1. Barbara A Marcouiller


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    Answered . It depends on the green card. You may count one year of adylum, so green card for 4 years instead of 5.

    This reply is intended only as general information and does not constitute legal advice in any particular case.... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar


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    Answered . An asylee has the right to apply for a green card 1 year after having been granted asylee status and is eligible to apply for citizenship 4 years and 9 months after having obtained green card status.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  3. John Grayson Davidson


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    Answered . It takes one year to get your green card, and then 4 years and 9 months after that, you can apply for citizenship.

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