Citizenship by Registration

August 2, 2019

There are several ways one can apply for Indian citizenship by registration, they are as following:
1. A Person who has been a resident of India for 7 years and one of his parent was Indian Born
2. Persons of Indian origin who are ordinarily residents of any country or place outside India
3. Married to a citizen of India and who have been residents of India for seven years
4. Minor children whose parents are Indian citizens
5. Citizens of Singapore five years.
6. Citizens of Canada who have been residents of India for eight years.

What if I remain in the U.S. illegally?

What’s the easiest way to get a work visa?

Applications for Indian citizenship

The application is examined by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) as par Citizen Act´s eligibility requirements.

Kindly note: one should maintain one’s foreign citizenship until the citizenship application is accepted.

When your Indian citizenship is accepted you will then have to renounce your existing citizenship and show proof to the MHA.

What are the different categories for temporary work visas?

Exchange visitors (J-1): The Department of State (formerly USIA) grants numerous educational institutions and organizations the right to sponsor persons as exchange visitors on the J-1 visa program. J-1 visa holders are restricted to working, studying or participating in the specific exchange programs for which the visa has been approved. Persons with skills listed on the USIA’s exchange visitors skills list, or graduate medical training requires that the J-1 visa holder comply with a two year foreign residency requirement (INA sec. 212(e)) after the expiration of his/her stay.

Treaty Traders (E-1) and Treaty Investors (E-2): Owners and key employees of businesses that conduct a substantial volume of trade between the United States and the home country are treaty traders (E-1) and a treaty investor (E-2) has invested in the United States and jobs created for U.S. workers. To qualify for an E-2, the home country must have a treaty with the United States.

Intracompany Transferees (L-1): One qualifies for an L-1 visa if you have been employed outside the United States as a manager, executive (L-1A) or person with specialized knowledge (L-1B) for at least one of the last three years, and you are transferred to the United States to be employed in a similar position. The U.S. company to which you are transferring must be a branch, subsidiary, affiliate or joint venture partner of the non-U.S. company. The non-U.S. company must remain in operation while you have the L-1 visa. Said company may be either a foreign division of an American-based company or it may have originated outside the United States. Any form of business is adequate, including but not limited to corporations, LLCs, LLPs, partnerships, joint ventures and sole proprietorships. There are no quota limits on L-1 visas.

Religious Workers (R-1): To qualify for an R-1 visa, you must be a member of a religious denomination for at least 2 years and have a job offer in the United States to work for an affiliate of that same religious denomination. R-1 visas are for either clergy or lay religious workers. Successful applicants need not have worked for the religious organization but must have been members of it for at least two years. Other temporary work visa categories include: temporary trainees (H-3), persons of extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, education, business or sports (O-1/2) and athletes and entertainers (P).

How can an alien become a U.S. citizen?

(ix) have a basic knowledge of the fundamentals of U.S. government and history. This requirement can be waived for people over 65 and have been permanent resident for 20 years.
2. By birth in the United States. Under the 14th Amendment, all persons born in the United States are citizens regardless of the status of their parents, who may be citizens, green card holders, or illegal aliens.
3. By acquisition at birth. A child born outside the United States where one or both parents are U.S. citizens may acquire U.S. citizenship at birth.
4. By derivation through naturalization of parents. A child born outside the United States may become a citizen by virtue of the parents’ naturalization.

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Do I need a visa to visit Sri Lanka from India?
visa on arrival is always available despite the changes according to the Sri Lanka embassy. you just have to pay addition fee. Visas: All arrivals into Sri Lanka from 01 January 2012 onwards, will now require an Electronic Travel Authorization.

How much does a visa cost for Sri Lanka?
The ETA currently costs US$30 and you should apply online via the official Sri Lanka government site Haven’t done it yet myself but have applied for ETAs for USA and Australia in the past and have had no problems. 8. Re: Sri Lankan visas for British passport holders.

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