Is it an issue to visit Pakistan for naturalization?

I am a Bangladeshi born citizen currently residing and working under US green card. I am planning to marry a Pakistani girl. Will it be any issue to have a Pakistani stamp in my passport while I apply for citizenship?

Asked on June 7, 2017 under Immigration Law, Maryland

Answers:

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Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

There should not be any issues with traveling to Pakistan unless you obtained your green card on the basis of asylum from Pakistan or something similar.  Also, be sure you are not outside the US for an extended period of time before applying for naturalization.


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