United States Immigration Services is a private company that provides valuable services for Immigrants in the United States of America.
Naturalization (or naturalisation) is the legal act or process by which a non-citizen in a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country.
Steps to become an American Citizen:
- You must be a Green card holder for at least 5 years
- File USCIS Form N-400 (we prepare and submit this form)
- Receive a notice for a biometrics appointment
- Go to the biometrics appointment (your fingerprints will be run through the FBI for a background check)
- Receive a notice for an interview with a UCSIS officer
- Go to the interview and pass the English and U.S. Civic tests
- Receive a Notice to Take the Oath of Allegiance
- Attend the Oath Ceremony
- Return your permanent resident Card (Green card)
- Receive the Certificate of Naturalization
- Apply for a U.S. Passport (USCIS strongly recommend you apply for a U.S. Passport)
- Update your Social Security Record (wait at least 10 days after your Ceremony before going to the SSA)
Naturalization Eligibility Requirements (USCIS)
Before an individual applies for naturalization, he or she must meet a few requirements. Depending on the individual’s situation, there are different requirements that may apply.
General requirements for naturalization are below:
- Be at least 18 years old at the time of filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
- Be a permanent resident (have a Green card) for at least 5 years.
- Show that you have lived for at least 3 months in the state or USCIS district where you apply.
- Demonstrate continuous residence in the United States for at least 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
- Show that you have been physically present in the United States for at least 30 months out of the 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
- Be able to read, write, and speak basic English.
- Have a basic understanding of U.S. history and government (civics).
- Be a person of good moral character.
- Demonstrate an attachment to the principles and ideals of the U.S. Constitution.
We specialize in Immigration services for our English, Lithuanian, Ukrainian and Russian speaking communities.
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