How can I become a resident of Alabama?

What are the requirements of becoming a permanent resident in Alabama? I'm a u.s citizen but I've lived overseas all my life. I'll be moving to alabama for college and would like to apply for in-state tuition. Thing is I don't have any family there and I'm a dependent of a... show more What are the requirements of becoming a permanent resident in Alabama? I'm a u.s citizen but I've lived overseas all my life. I'll be moving to alabama for college and would like to apply for in-state tuition. Thing is I don't have any family there and I'm a dependent of a non-american...

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