Becoming a United States citizen is the ultimate dream for many people who come to this country. There are many advantages of citizenship and rights that only citizens have. Many wish to become a U.S. citizen to enjoy these benefits. Yet, for many, the desire to become a citizen goes deeper. If you want to make the United States your home country and you are one of the millions who is proud to be an American, you will need to go through the process and become a U.S. citizen.
Miranda & Weisman is here to help make this dream come true for you. We will explain the requirements of citizenship, help you determine if you meet them, and assist you in going through the naturalization process in order to be granted U.S. citizenship. Call today to speak with a Maryland citizenship lawyer and learn more about how we can use our legal knowledge to assist with your immigration process, 410-321-4994.
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) sets forth the requirements for foreign citizens or nationals to become a U.S. citizen. The process of becoming a citizen is called naturalization and you must file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, to begin your journey toward citizenship.
There are many requirements that you will need to meet in order to be eligible for naturalization. For example, you may qualify if:
In addition to meeting basic qualifying criteria, you also must pass a naturalization test; get fingerprinted; undergo an interview at the local office of United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) and take an Oath of Allegiance.
Becoming a U.S. citizen is an exciting process but it is one with many steps along the way and many legal requirements to fulfill. A Maryland citizenship lawyer at Miranda & Weisman can guide you in all stages of your immigration and naturalization process so things can move as quickly as possible and you can get started living your life as an American citizen.
Call today to speak with a member of our legal team today to learn more, 410-321-4994.