Late British rocker John Lennon's effort to become a legal resident of the US is set to be the subject of a new documentary.

The IMAGINE singer's widow, Yoko Ono, has agreed to cooperate on THE US VS JOHN LENNON, which will be released next year (06).

The release will mark the 30-year anniversary of Lennon being granted the right to live in America.

The Beatles legend was shot dead by in 1980 by Mark Chapman in New York City.