Naturalization Attorney in San Jose Helping Immigrants Achieve Lawful Permanent Residency
For many immigrants, naturalization is the key to achieving the American dream, also known as U.S. citizenship. Naturalization gives all foreign-born citizens the same benefits, rights, and responsibilities as native-born citizens, including the right to vote.
Becoming a U.S. citizen is also a significant milestone for immigrants as it allows them more opportunities, such as higher wages and upward mobility, stable employment, and better interpersonal relationships, among other things.
A citizenship lawyer with Sadri Law, PC, can help you achieve lawful permanent residency and realize your dreams of becoming a permanent U.S. citizen. Think of us as your immigration resource and advocate throughout the naturalization process so you can pursue citizenship with confidence, hope, and excitement for this significant milestone.
Find out if you are eligible for U.S. citizenship through naturalization and schedule a consultation with our law firm: (408) 416-3000.
What is Naturalization?
Naturalization is a legal process to help people born outside of the United States become citizens. The naturalization process enables a person to become a lawful permanent resident through the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
More than just a title, naturalization is unique for many foreign-born folks as it’s about what U.S. citizenship stands for. Naturalization is a promise to uphold and obey the country’s laws, beliefs, values, and duties alongside millions of other Americans. It’s a part of something much bigger.
A naturalization attorney with Sadri Law, PC will act as your representative throughout the naturalization process, protect your rights and speak on your behalf during the interview process.
What are the Primary Qualifications for Naturalization?
To attain U.S. citizenship, a person must be over 18 years old and meet specific requirements. To qualify for naturalization, a person must Have been a lawful permanent resident and continuously present in the U.S. for the past three or five years, depending on which naturalization category they are applying under.
Other requirements include good moral character, knowledge of the English language and U.S. history, and loyalty to the U.S.
Speak with a citizenship lawyer to see if you qualify for naturalization. Call us today for a consultation: (408) 416-3000.
How Do I Apply for Naturalization?
There are ten steps in the naturalization process. Our naturalization attorney at Sadri Law, PC, can ensure you meet the qualifications and requirements to avoid wasting your time or money. These steps include:
- Determining your current citizenship status
- Determining if you meet the eligibility requirements
- Filling out a Form N-400
- Facilitating payment of the form N-400 and biometrics fee or discussing alternatives
- Participating in the biometrics appointment
- Participating in the interview and U.S. citizenship test
- Coordinating the N-400 final decision, including approval, continuation, or denial
- Assisting with the oath of allegiance notice questionnaire
- Assisting and attending the naturalization ceremony
- Completing final needs, such as registering to vote, updating your social security record, and more
Any minor issues can derail your application, and we create a smooth path to U.S. citizenship. Contact our law offices before you apply for naturalization.