Naturalization is the process by which citizens of foreign countries can become citizens of the United States of America. To become a naturalized U.S. citizens, there are many different requirements that you will have to meet. At Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC, our top-rated Naperville naturalization attorneys have helped many people throughout the state of Illinois become U.S. citizens. If you have questions or concerns about the naturalization process, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our legal team today.
If you have been a green card holder for at least five years, then sufficient time has passed to allow you to apply for citizenship through naturalization. Once you do start the application process, the timeline can vary considerably. On average, it takes somewhere between five and six months to complete the process. Though, in some cases, the process can take far longer.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires applicants to meet several different eligibility standards before they can apply for American citizenship. Notably, this includes:
The U.S. naturalization process can be confusing and overwhelming. There are many different steps that you will need to complete. If you meet all eligibility requirements, then your case will start with the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. This is your official application form, and it must be completed without any mistakes or material omissions. Even a minor error could lead to a substantial delay. As you get further into the naturalization process, you will be required to do all of the following things:
If you are able to successfully complete all of those steps, then you will reach the final step of the process: Taking an Oath of Allegiance to the United States and obtaining your American citizenship.
At Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC, our Naperville immigration lawyers have deep experience handling complex naturalization cases. If you or a family member needs immigration law advice in DuPage County, Illinois, please call our legal team today at (312) 332-2550 to schedule a free review of your case.
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