Several of each of our readers have asked: how long before my foreign better half can get us passport? This article provides a short overview of processing times depending on the type of migration application necessary.


Historically, alien ladies who married U. S. individuals extracted citizenship through “naturalization-by-marriage. ” In the same way, their small children instantly became U. S. citizens as well. Within current rules, this type of naturalization usually needs for least couple of years of digesting, although government agencies want to work to relieve these timelines.

*Timelines can be for a longer time than explained depending on the complexity associated with an individual case and the total government backlog.