What do you mean temporary greencard through employment? Check how many years on the greencard. If it is ten years, you can just wait for 4 years and 9 months after and apply for citizenship. If it is 2 years conditional (usually on marriage and EB5 cases only), then you need to remove the conditional residence. However, the wait for non marriage is still 4 years and 9 months. Talk to a lawyer to get a better idea of the situation.
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