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I am hoping on becoming an american citizen through naturalization. I am a resident since 1993. I was married in 1993 but sadly divorced in 2010.
I have two Children who are also american. when i read the illegibility test for naturalization it stated i have to be married to a us citizen...so does that mean now that i can not become a us citizen?

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You can apply for naturalization on the basis of being a LPR (green card holder) in the U.S. for at least 5 years. Marital status is no longer relevant, as you are not applying for naturalization prior to the standard 5 year period. General information is here: http://www.h1b1.com/practices/naturalization/

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Ajay K. Arora

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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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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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