Military

This section of our website contains immigration information and links to resources geared specifically for members of the military and their families.

Naturalization Through Military Service

If you are serving or have served in the U.S. armed forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for naturalization under special provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Read more on our Naturalization Through Military Service page.

Citizenship for Family Members

Members and veterans of the U.S. armed forces and their dependents may be eligible for citizenship under special provisions of the INA. For more information, see the Citizenship for Family Members page.

Family Based Survivor Benefits

If you are an immediate relative of a U.S. armed forces member who died from combat-related injuries while on active duty, you may be eligible for certain “survivor” immigration benefits, including citizenship. For more information, see the Family Based Survivor Benefits page.

Discretionary Options for Military Members, Enlistees and Their Families

We recognize the important sacrifices made by U.S. armed forces members, veterans, enlistees and their families. To support these individuals, we provide discretionary options such as parole in place or deferred action on a case-by-case basis. For more information, see the Discretionary Options for Military Members, Enlistees and Their Families page.

Military Help Line

We have established a toll-free Military Help Line exclusively for members of the military and their families: 877-CIS-4MIL (877-247-4645). For more information, see the Military Help Line page.

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