Hi, I came here in the U.S. when I was 13 years old through a petition of my mother who became a citizen in 2010. Thank you.
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That's right. If your mom became a US citizen prior to you having reached age 18, no matter how old you now are, you are deemed to be a US citizen. Go to the passport office and apply for a US passport on Monday. bring along mother's certificate of naturalization, as well as your birth certificate substantiating the parent -child relationship. It will also be worth to pay the fee and file a USCIS Form N-600 for a Certificate of Citizenship.
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If your mom became a citizen when you were a minor and in her custody here, you would have also become a citizen.
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