Green card citizenship in the US is a term used to differentiate between the two paths to citizenship — military citizenship and all other citizenship (or green card citizenship). Unless you are a current or former member of the United States military, all those submitting a citizenship application must already be a green card holder. Green cards can be obtained through marriage, employment, asylum and a handful of other situations. Green card citizenship requires that the permanent resident have green card status for five years prior to filing the citizenship application. However, those applying via marriage citizenship need only be a permanent resident for three years. Green card citizenship is, by far, the path that most people applying for US citizenship take. Naturalization lawyers can assist in determining if the green card citizenship path is right for you. For a free consult, call 800.989.6842 today!
The citizenship requirements for those applying for American citizenship can be broken down into three main categories: citizenship requirements for members of the US military; citizenship requirements for those taking the green card citizenship route; and citizenship requirements for those taking the marriage citizenship route (an off-shoot of the green card citizenship route). The main [...]