When you meet all the requirements. What that is cannot be determined on the facts posted.
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.
J Charles Ferrari
Eng & Nishimura
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unless you are married to a United States citizen and living with the United States citizen, you must be a resident in United States for 5 years prior to the date of application. In addition to having 5 years residence in United States. You must be physically present in United States for at least 2 1/2 years plus one day of the five-year period. Additionally, you are not permitted to have any absences of more than one year during the five-year period and if you have absences of more than 6 months you will need to have a satisfactory basis for the extended absence.
From the information you have provided it cannot be determined if you are currently eligible for. US citizenship through naturalization. You would be well served to set up a consultation with an immigration attorney.
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