Hi, My mother was born a British citizen in 1938 and was naturalized as a US citizen in 1991/2. I am US citizen (born 1974) , as is my father and I gave always resided in the U.S..
My mother's family goes back quite a long time in the UK/Scotland and I have cousins and other relatives in England. Can I apply for UK citizenship by decent?

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Dear Sir,

Thank you for your British nationality requirement.

From the information you have provided you may be eligible for British citizenship by decent as your mother was a British Citizen otherwise than by decent.

Our immigration solicitors will contact you shortly to discuss this matter further.

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