I am looking to obtain US Citizenship. I just discovered that my green card expired in August of 2012. Can I still apply ?
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I have been a greencard holder since April of 99 & this would have been my first renewal. I am 25 years old with no criminal history. Do I need to renew my green card first or can I apply with an expired card ? Thank you
Yes, you can apply for naturalization with an expired green card as long as you meet all the requirements.
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If you are otherwise eligible to apply for Naturalization, you do not need to renew your green card. You can go ahead and apply for Naturalization. However, I always advise people to consult with an attorney prior to doing anything on their own in order to save themselves possible problems down the road. Good Luck.
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