When my wife becomes a citizen this month what will the status of her 10 year old son be? Will he also be a citizen?

Asked over 1 year ago - Columbia, SC

she is taking her test for naturalization this month.

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  1. Philip Alan Eichorn

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    Answered . It depends on his status. If he is a lawful permanent resident then he'll may become a citizen automatically. But that still requires he file an N-600.

  2. Irene Vaisman

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague

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  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Cannot be determined on the facts posted. It depends on whether he is in the US in her custody and has a green card.

    You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case. You can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.

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