What is a citizen?
A citizen of the United States is a native-born, foreign-born, or naturalized person who owes allegiance to the United States and who is entitled to its protection. The United States recognizes the U.S. citizenship of individuals according to two fundamental principles, that of birth place or right of blood.
Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is conferred upon a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act.
The general requirements for naturalization include:
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Our immigration attorneys review each green card holders requirements for citizenship to determine that they satisfy the requirements for citizenship or whether there are issues that need to be resolved. Our law firm can assist with the preparation, filing of the citizenship application and provide an overview of the interview process along with the documents needed to be successful. When necessary we can also assist with filing federal actions to compel completion of the application process for delayed adjudications.
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