Guide to apply for US Citizenship
United States, 25th August: Do you want to move to the US and need guidance about the applying for US citizenship? Read the article to get answer to your queries---
In order to become a citizen of America, you need to have a US Green Card which is provided on becoming a permanent resident of the US.
You can live and work in the US in any of the following ways----
1. Marriage to a US citizen—This is an option available for those wishing to live in the US and work there. However, you must live in the US for a period of three years.
2. Children of US citizens—If your parents are US citizens and you are above 20 years of age, then you eligible to apply for US Citizenship.
3. Close relatives of US citizens-If you have any close relative living in the US who is a US citizen and is ready to sponsor you, then you have the eligibility to make application for a US citizenship.
4. Employer willing to sponsor—If you have an employer who is ready to transfer you to the US, you can apply for becoming a US citizen.
5. Skills in short supply in the US—Before making application for becoming a US citizen, you need to bear in mind that you must possess skills that in high demand in the US including medical, scientific training. Each year, 140,000 US Green Cards are given to those whose job skills are required by the US labor market. If you possess highly-specialized skills along with a work experience of 12 years, then you are probably a good candidate for filing application for US citizenship.
6. Religious workers—Religious workers and other special immigrants including clergy for legitimate organizations (religious) are also eligible for US citizenship application.
7. Investors- Investors who are ready to make investments to the tune of $1 million in the US business enterprise or a minimum of $500,000 if the business is in an area suffering from economic depression along with a minimum workforce of 10 workers.
8. Green Card Lottery—Green Card lottery is an option by US immigration for people hailing from nations sending lowest number of immigrants to the US.
9. Refugee/asylum- Refugee or political asylum claimants are allowed to apply for becoming a citizen of the US.
So, all the above categories of people can apply to live and work in the US.