I Am Married to a U.S Citizen, Do I need to Prove Physical Presence?
You qualify for citizenship if you’re over age 55, and your spouse is a United States Citizen. You don’t have to prove physical presence for the last five years.
Where Can I get Credible Information on Citizenship for the Elderly?
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has information, resources, and services that can help immigrants age 50 and older learn more about applying for U.S. citizenship. Citizens enjoy many benefits, from voting and running for public office to petitioning for family members to come to the United States.
How Long Does It Take To Apply For Citizenship in the U.S Based on Age?
Pilots take longer than younger applicants to become citizens of the U.S. Immigrants who are 75 years old or older can take longer than 27 months to become a citizen of the United States while those between 18 and 74 can take anywhere from four to six months.
Can My Foreign Family Members Apply for U.S Citizenship?
Some family members of U.S. citizens apply for citizenship through family sponsorships rather than applying on their behalf. They are not required to demonstrate physical presence in the United States if they are eligible to file a Petition for Alien Relative with the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
CME Medical Center Can Help
If you’re interested in applying for U.S. citizenship, you may want to know how long the process takes and what to expect. Our friendly team has great news for anyone over 65 that doesn’t have citizenship. We can fast track your application and ensure you will avoid any delays.
If you have an elderly loved one who wants to become a citizen, then you really should have them apply now. It isn’t going to be simple and it will take some effort, but we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Contact us today for more information.