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U.S. Citizenship Lawyer Near Alexandria, VA!
Experienced Support Throughout the Naturalization Process
The goal of many immigrants in the United States after securing a visa is to pursue citizenship and permanent residency in the U.S. There are a number of additional benefits attached to citizenship that are not given under a visa or lawful permanent residency, making the accomplishment of citizenship a desirable one.
There are two main ways someone can obtain citizenship in the U.S – naturalization and applying for citizenship outright. The decision to become a U.S. citizen through Naturalization is an important one and a Green Card holder should apply immediately when eligible. Fortunately, our Washington, D.C. citizenship case lawyer can help you handle this complex process.
If you would like to learn about how Law Group International can help you or a loved one during the citizenship process, don’t hesitate to contact us through our contact form or give us a call at 703-549-5445.
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Am I Eligible For Naturalization?
Naturalization is typically pursued by lawful permanent residents in order to transition their legal status to a U.S. citizen. In order to do so, there are criteria that lawful permanent residents can meet to be eligible for naturalization.
In most cases, to be eligible for naturalization you must:
There are exceptions to this last rule for someone who at the time of filing:
If the applicant is eligible, they will be interviewed and able to take the English and civics test. If both tests are passed, they will be able to take the Oath of Allegiance at the naturalization ceremony and be given a certificate confirming their citizenship.
What Are The Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship?
In addition to the right to vote, some of the benefits of citizenship are that as a US citizen you do not have to renew your green card, will be less at risk for removal from the United States, you can remain outside of the country for an unlimited period of time without endangering your right to return, possibly even pass citizenship on to your children, be able to enter other countries without a visa and be eligible for a wider range of student loans or grants.
How A Washington, D.C. Citizenship Attorney Can Help
If there are any mistakes or discrepancies in the application process, your application can be completely denied. To avoid any mistakes and make sure the process is as smooth as possible, get in touch with the team at Law Group International.
If you think you may be eligible for US citizenship or have a few questions? Call Law Group International at 703-549-5445 to schedule a consultation.
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