Am I eligible for a green card through my father if he now has U.S. citizenship?
Question Details: My father was recently been accepted for permanent residency in the U.S. He is Turkish but a British citizen and now an American citizen. I am looking to relocate to the U.S.; I am a British citizen. Am I eligible to apply for a green card and/or work visa given using his status as a legal American citizen? What would the process be?
If he is a US citizen now he can petition for you as his child and depending on how old you are, the process can take anywhere from a year (if you are under 21) or several years if you are over the age of 21. You cannot get any status immediately just because he is not a US citizen.
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