Citizenship & Naturalization Lawyer in Santa Ana
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If you were neither born in the U.S. nor born to parents who are U.S. citizens, you can still become a citizen. The process of becoming a citizen of the United States is called naturalization.
At the Law Offices of Sholeh Iravantchi, we understand that as you begin to consider the naturalization process, it can be overwhelming. That is why we are here to help. Our Santa Ana citizenship and naturalization attorney helps people from around the world apply to become U.S. citizens. When you need someone to guide you through the process of naturalization, we are the firm you can trust.
Eligibility Requirements for Naturalization
If you would like to become a U.S. citizen, you will have to go through the naturalization process. Before you can start the process, you will first need to hold a green card for at least five years. The time requirement is reduced to three years for green card holders who have been married to and living with a U.S. citizen for at least three years.
If you have met the minimum requirements of being a legal permanent resident, you will then need to meet several other stipulations before filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
To become a U.S. citizen, you must:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be a person of good moral character
- Have resided continuously in the U.S. for at least five years before applying
- Be physically present in the U.S. for at least 30 months out of the five years of continual residency
- Have lived in your current state for at least three months before applying
- Support the principles and ideals of the U.S. Constitution
- Pass an English test and a U.S. civics and history test
Consult with an Experienced Immigration Lawyer
When you come in for your complimentary consultation, we can help you determine if you are eligible for U.S. citizenship. If you meet the requirements, we can begin helping you fill out and submit the application for naturalization, along with any necessary supporting documentation.
Know that we are committed to standing by your side throughout the whole process. Our Santa Ana citizenship and naturalization attorney can even accompany you to your interview to provide the legal support and advice you need.
We invite you to contact us at (714) 874-9300 now to begin discussing your case with our professional legal team.
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