Can my father prevent me from getting citizenship if I'm a legal resident and older than 18?
Question Details: I am a legal resident in the U.S. I mean I have green card but my dad's name is on the case and he says, "I will send you back to your country because my name is on the case". However I am a student and I want to move out of the house. Also, it's not just me, I have my mom and brother with me but I am afraid that he can prevent us from getting the citizenship and we have almost completed 5 years in the U.S.
You father has no legal authority to block you from citizenship: the law does not give on private citizen power or a veto over another's citizenship application. Certainly, if his testimony or corroboration is needed or his opinion asked, he can state that he thinks you would not make a good citizen or refuse to provide supportive testimony--but that's the limit of what he can do.
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