special naturalization provisions
- Specific rules that allow certain groups of people to obtain U.S. citizenship even if they do not fulfill all usual requirements, such as spouses of U.S. citizens, surviving spouses of U.S. servicemembers, children of U.S. citizens, and certain employees working internationally
- Under the special naturalization provisions, Grace, as a surviving spouse of a serviceman, was allowed to file her citizenship application anywhere.
- The special naturalization provisions allowed the three-year-old child of U.S. citizen parents to become a U.S. citizen without taking the oath.
- Tim, an employee in an organization supporting U.S. interests abroad, was considered for citizenship under the special naturalization provisions.