Several of the readers have asked: how long before my foreign better half can get us passport? This article provides a short overview of control times depending on the type of immigration application required.

Historically, alien women who married U. S. people made citizenship through “naturalization-by-marriage. ” Similarly, their moderate children quickly became U. S. people as well. Below current rules, this type of naturalization usually requires in least two years of digesting, although government agencies are trying to work to cut back these timelines.

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*Timelines can be much longer than explained depending on the complexity of your individual case and the overall government backlog.