I want to fill N600 form, but I have a felony. Would that be a problem?

Asked 9 months ago - New York, NY

I want to get citizenship trough my father by filling the N600 form. He's not alive and after 11 years of residency I want to get my citizenship through that. I have a felony 3 yrs after my residency. Would that prevent me from getting my citizenship

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . I answered this question for you already. Read my answer in your other post.

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  2. Lynne Rogers Feldman

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    Answered . Are you currently a permanent resident? The felony could affect this status before you acquire the citizenship unless it was automatic. i suggest you have an immigration attorney assess your eligibility for citizenship and the effect of your felony on your immigration status if any.

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  3. Steven Tanijo

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    Answered . It would be highly advisable to consult with an immigration attorney to get all the facts of your case to give tell you your options.

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