From freedom to travel around the globe to the ability to vote in state and federal elections, American citizenship comes with a wide array of different advantages. Through a legal process called naturalization, immigrants may be eligible to apply for and obtain citizenship in the United States.
At Joseph Law Firm, P.C., our skilled Denver citizenship lawyers are committed to helping immigrants make their American dream a reality. We help applicants with all aspects of the citizenship process. If you are considering applying for citizenship in Denver, or you have encountered any issues in the application process, our legal team is here to assist you.
You are not eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship immediately after receiving your green card. Under American law, you must be a lawful permanent resident for at least five consecutive years before you can submit a petition for citizenship through naturalization. Theoretically, you can apply for citizenship at any point after you become eligible to do so. Some immigrants apply almost immediately, while other people wait for years or even decades.
As noted by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), you must meet several additional eligibility requirements beyond holding a green card for five years in order to receive American citizenship. Among other things, applicants must:
When it comes time to submit the official U.S. citizenship application (Form N-400, Application for Naturalization), you need to be sure that you are well organized and ready to proceed with the application process. Our Denver citizenship lawyers can help you prepare the best application package and we can assist you in preparing for the interview with USCIS. In addition, should you run into issues or challenges during any stage of the citizenship application process, we are here to help. If you run into a problem, do not give up on citizenship. Get help from a lawyer.
At Joseph Law Firm, P.C., our Denver immigration lawyers have extensive experience handling citizenship cases. To schedule a fully private consultation with an immigration law specialist, please call us today at (303) 297-9171. With an office in Aurora, we represent clients throughout the greater Denver metropolitan area.
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