What is the process for getting US citizenship for our foreign-born adopted child?

Is it a different process than the normal path to citizenship? .

Phoenix, AZ -

Attorney Answers (3)

Carl Michael Shusterman

Carl Michael Shusterman

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
Answered

To read about the requirements, please see

(213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
Robert West

Robert West

Immigration Attorney - Las Vegas, NV
Answered

If the child has a green card, the child may have already derived citizenship. Normally file n-600 if child meets all requirements.

J Charles Ferrari

J Charles Ferrari

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
Answered

1. the adoption must be valid for immigration purposes.
2. the child must have the green card.
3. apply for their citizenship.

You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts and advise you accordingly.

J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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