Many foreign nationals live and work in the United States for years with the goal of eventually becoming a U.S. citizen. In order to successfully carry out this process, the person who is seeking citizenship will have to meet various requirements and ensure that all paperwork is filled out correctly. When you have a chance at obtaining something as important as citizenship, it is crucial that you have the help of an attorney who practices immigration law and understands Adjustments of Status, dual citizenship laws, and other aspects of the naturalization and citizenship process.
Simon Law Group, PLLC has Houston immigration lawyers who can provide you with guidance each step of the way. We can help you determine whether you qualify for citizenship, gather the appropriate documents and ensure that you are filling out your application as accurately as possible. With the help of a skilled attorneys, you can greatly reduce your chances of having your application rejected or delayed because of errors.
The form that is used for applying for citizenship is N-400, which is the application for naturalization. Naturalization occurs when a person who was born in another country obtains citizenship by meeting a number of requirements.
There are certain exceptions to some of these requirements. In addition to meeting the above criteria, however, there are other steps that immigrants must take as part of the citizenship application process.
Additional actions include submitting documents such as special forms, photos, copies of Green Cards, copies of marriage certificates or divorce decrees, etc.; undergoing a naturalization interview with a USCIS officer; biometrics testing; and fingerprinting. Be sure to get the assistance you need when you are applying for citizenship in the United States.