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  • USA citizenship by naturalization?

    I was born in Cebu, Philippines, but my parents were US citizens but both a Filipino.

    My question is that does that make me a US citizen by naturalization, or US citizen by birth?

    I've asked my friend's and neither they can't answer me.


  • #2
    How did your parents obtained their US Citizenship?


    • #3
      My friend was born in Ghana her legal custodial gaurdian is her grandmother. Her grand mother was born in the united states. Dos this qualify her for us citizenship by her grandmothers us citizenship?


      • #4
        Boomerbj1 , To qualify for Naturalization you must:
        * Be at least 18 years old at the time of filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
        * Be a permanent resident (have a “Green Card”) for at least 5 years.
        Show that you have lived for at least 3 months in the state or USCIS district where you apply.
        * Demonstrate continuous residence in the United States for at least 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
        * Show that you have been physically present in the United States for at least 30 months out of the 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
        * Be able to read, write, and speak basic English.
        * Have a basic understanding of U.S. history and government (civics).
        * Be a person of good moral character.
        * Demonstrate an attachment to the principles and ideals of the U.S. Constitution.


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