La ciudadanía & La naturalización

Después de vivir como residente permanente legal por al menos 5 años (3 años si está casado con un ciudadano estadounidense), puede ser elegible para solicitar la naturalización para convertirse en ciudadano estadounidense.

Other requirements must be satisfied: good moral character (based on your criminal history, you may be prevented from becoming a US citizen, or even placed into removal proceedings), physical presence (you have to spend at least 50% of your time living in the US), continuous residence (absences from the US lasting longer than 6 months may break your continuous residence, although there may be some exceptions) are among those causing most concerns when applying for naturalization.

If you became a US citizen before your child turned 18, s/he may have automatically acquired US citizenship. The laws of derivative citizenship, sin embargo, changed a lot during the last century. Contact me directly to inquire for more information.