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A child born abroad to a U.S. citizen parent or parents may acquire U.S. citizenship if they meet certain requirements.

Additionally, U.S. citizenship can be derived or acquired through parents. The law that was in place when you were born will dictate the requirements that you have to meet in order to derive or acquire U.S. citizenship.

The most common way for someone born abroad to become a U.S. citizen is through the Naturalization process. The Naturalization process requires an English and Civics test. There are exceptions to the English test.

In addition, the Naturalization process requires proof of good moral character and physical presence requirements.

We can help you prevent making common mistakes that may not only have you not gain citizenship but may also jeopardize your green card.

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