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Am jackline. Am just asking weather the law for applying…

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Hi pearl am jackline...

Hi pearl am jackline. Am just asking weather the law for applying citizenship is in work now.

Lawyer's Assistant: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?

Am permanent for 1 year now.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Not realy

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I've not got the answer yet. What i want to know i have been in Australia for 7 years and ive been permanent resident for a year. Am i qualified to apply for citizenship now or the law changed?
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I did not realize that this was Australian law. I will let an Australian attorney answer.
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