HOW FAST CAN I BE USA CITIZENSHIP THROUGH ASYLUM

Asked over 1 year ago - Chicago, IL

I was granted ASYLUM and got a green card through asylum . it is already been 2 years that i am permanent of USA.

i have heard that asylum who got green card can apply for a USA citizen in 3 years . is it true or false?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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    Answered . False. You may apply after 5 years (actually 4 years and 9 months) of permanent residence

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more
  3. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . You are eligible to become a US Citizen after being a permanent resident for 5 years. You may apply for naturalization 3 months prior to your 5 year anniversary.

    (734) 369-3131. This communication does not establish and attorney-client relationship with the Law Office of... more

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