Updated: Nov 13, 2020
-Have been a Permanent Legal Resident for 5 years (3 in the case of having obtained it by marriage) No have spent more than 180 days outside the US in the last 5 years. -Have maintained continuous residence in the United States -Not having committed any crime (DUI, Domestic Violence, among others) -Have good moral character -Know English and pass the citizenship test. -For people over 55 years of age that have permanent legal residence for more than 20 years, there may be an exception to taking the exam in English.
If the application is approved, the immigrant would become a citizen with all the protections under the law, allowing him to vote and obtain an American passport.