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How to begin the process of becoming a US citizenship after marriage?

1 Answers. Asked on Apr 20th, 2017 on Immigration - California
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I am from Bulgaria and I am here on a J1 visa. I am studying at Loma Linda university. I married to my now husband on June 27th 2015. I am seeking to now begin the process of obtaining a permanent citizen status.
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Answered on Apr 20th, 2017 at 1:49 PM

Hello, before you can become a US citizen, you will first need to apply for an adjustment of status, which is commonly known as a green card. If you are marreid to a US citizen you can file for your green card asap, and adjust your status without leaving the U.S.  Once you obtained your green card you can apply to become a US citizen after 3 years, if your husband assuming your husband is a US citizen. 

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