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Obama Issues Executive Order on Deferred Action

Obama Expands Protections for Millions of Immigrants On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced the issuance of an executive order directing the application of prosecutorial discretion to prevent the deportation of up to 5 million undocumented immigrants.  As part of this executive order, the following changes will be made regarding the enforcement of immigration: […]

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If you are currently a lawful permanent resident, you may be eligible to naturalize and become a United States Citizen. You may be eligible if:

  • You are 18 years old or older
  • You are a lawful permanent resident (you have agreen card)
  • You have 5 years of continuous residence in the United State (or 3 years in some cases if you are married to a U.S. citizen)
  • You have been physically in the United States for at least half of time of the past 5 years (or 3 in some cases if you are married to a U.S. citizen)

While these are general eligibility requirements, several factors may influence whether you are eligible or whether you may have risk factors which require special attention (such as a criminal history). United States citizenship has many benefits, including the ability to petition for certain family members, to acquire a U.S. passport, and to be able to live overseas for long periods of time with no risk to your ability to move back to the United States.