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A friend of ours from the Philippines obtained a Widow's Visa to the U.S. about a year ago. Her husband (U.S. Citizen) died about 3 years ago.  Her question is, how long must she reside in the U.S. before she can apply for U.S. Citizenship - 3 years or 5 years? Any input greatly appreciated.

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Tks aaron2020. That's what I thought, but another friend of hers said that the rule had recently been changed. Quite frankly, since my wife got her citizenship back in 2014, I have not kept up with the latest rules. I was so relieved when we were finally finished with USCIS!! Thank you for your reply. I will pass the information on.

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