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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?

Columbia, SC |

she is taking her test for naturalization this month.

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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.


I agree with my colleague

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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

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