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Dear Sir,

I became a Permanent Resident some seven months ago, i feel that i may get laid off in some 2-3 months by the company. If i don't get a job right away, can i file for unemployment pay/benefits or it may hurt my chances of being a Citizen?

Thanks.

Anil.

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Hi,

There is no minimum income requirement to qualify for U.S. citizenship (also known as naturalization), or any restriction that application for these benefits will make you ineligible to apply for naturalization later.

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Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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