If you are an immigrant to the United States, you may be eligible to get American citizenship through a process that is called ‘naturalization’*. U.S. citizenship comes with a wide range of different advantages, from voting rights to freedom from the threat of deportation. At Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC, our dedicated Northbrook naturalization lawyers have helped many immigrants become U.S. citizens in Illinois. To get help with your naturalization application, please do not hesitate to contact us today.
Once you have your green card in hand, you will be required to wait at least five years before you can be eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship through naturalization. The timeline of the actual naturalization process can vary widely based on the specific circumstances of each case. As a general rule, it takes several months for a naturalization application to be reviewed and approved.
As noted by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), green card holders must meet several different eligibility requirements in order to be naturalized as American citizens. To start, you need to have had your green card for the mandated five-year period. In addition, to become naturalized in Northbrook, you must also*:
If you or your family member can meet all of the requirements to obtain U.S. citizenship through naturalization, your case will be able to move on to the application process itself*. The first step in the naturalization process requires you to complete and submit Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
To get through the naturalization process in the most efficient manner, it is recommended that you work with a qualified Northbrook immigration lawyer. Your legal advocate will be able to help you overcome any obstacles that may arise during the process. Please do not let go of your dream of becoming a U.S. citizen simply because you have some adverse information in your background. Let our Northbrook naturalization attorneys help you find a solution.
At Kriezelman Burton & Associates, LLC, our Northbrook, Illinois immigration law attorneys have helped many applicants through the naturalization process. If you have questions about naturalization, or if you need any assistance with your application, please do not hesitate to call our legal team today at (312) 332-2550 to arrange a confidential consultation.
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