I am a 35 year old legal permanent resident. I was born overseas. My biological father is a u.s citizen and was in the military. My mother was not married to him and he did not sign my birth certificate. My mother did marry my step father he is a u.s citizen and was also in the military and he adopted me. What rights do I have as far as getting approve for u.s citizenship and what paperwork do I need to file.
State/Country relating to question: Georgia
I haven't tried anything, trying to get information on the n-600 form
Hello,my name is Judith. Thank you for this opportunity to answer your questions.
You have the same rights as all US permanent residents.
You have to meet the following requirements;
Been in the US with no break in continuous physical residence of more than 6 months abroad
Have at least 30 out of the 60 months immediately preceeding filing physically present in the US
Have been living in the jurisdiciton where you are filing for at least 90 days before filing.
You will have to take an English and American Civics test.
Go to this link for the form N-400 which is what you file
Also on that page you will find links to study guides for the test.
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Hi I was trying to find out if I Qualify to fill out form N-600. I have been in Atlanta, GA since I was 10. Never traveled overseas. I am married to u.s citizen and have been married 11 years now. I just thought I could apply for the N-600.
Because your step father adopted you then you would not qualify under your biological father and you would not qualify under your step-father.So you do not qualify for the N-600 and have to go the route of the N-400.If your step father had adopted you as an orphan than that would have changed things, but not since he filed the I-130 for you.If your mother became naturalized before you turned 18 then you may have Citizenship transmitted through her.Judith
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