If you meet certain requirements, you may become a U.S. citizen either at birth or after birth.
To become a citizen at birth, you must:
- Have been born in the United States or certain territories or outlying possessions of the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction of the United States; OR
-Had a parent or parents who were citizens at the time of your birth (if you were born abroad) and meet other requirements
To become a citizen after birth, you must:
-Apply for "derived" or acquired" citizenship through parents
-Apply for naturalization
Fore more guidance, see USCIS Policy Manual Citizenship and Naturalization Guidance.
We can help you determine if you are eligible for U.S. Citizenship. Call our Law Office for a Free Consultation at (619) 363-2871 or email us at Malik@TheImmigrationAdvocate.com.