Can a green card holder (immigrant) canjoin army and get ctznship n that reason

Asked over 1 year ago - Derwood, MD

I want to know if a green card holder join the army can he or she apply for citizenship within a month of the army service and if not how long a person ha to work in a army after which he can apply for citizenship?

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  1. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . A permanent resident is eligible to apply for enlistment in the US Armed Forces. The Armed Forces have arrangements with USCIS to facilitate naturalization of permanent residents. Naturalization often occurs rather quickly, sometimes within 1-3 months of call-up to the Armed Forces.

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  2. Anu Gupta

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    Answered . Yes, you can apply once in the army and get expedited processing.

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  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Yes.

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