Category Archives: Citizenship & Naturalization
Is Everyone Born In The United States Entitled To Citizenship?
If you were born in the United States, then in most cases, you will become a United States citizen. This includes the continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Though, there are some instances where birth in the country does not equate with citizenship. If you… Read More »
10 Situations Where A U.S. Immigration Lawyer Is Necessary
If you are wondering about your legal status and objectives while staying in the United States it is likely you need the help of an immigration lawyer. The complexity of the United States Immigration system and its laws are vast. But, an immigration attorney that specializes and is trained in these matters can both… Read More »
Is Naturalization A Difficult Process?
If you have been wanting the American dream for yourself and your family, you are not alone. Every year, thousands of people are naturalized. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there have been more than seven million individuals becoming naturalized citizens just in the last decade alone. When a person is naturalized… Read More »
Lawful Vs. Conditional Permanent Residents
If you are beginning to explore U.S. immigration options or are starting to familiarize yourself with the process, you may have questions about some of the different terminology. There are many different options available for those who wish to emigrate to the United States as well as for those who are already here. Getting… Read More »
What Is A Biometric Screening?
If you are going through the immigration and naturalization process to become a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or conditional permanent resident, there are a number of requirements that you have to complete. Depending on your country of origin, the status that you are applying for, and other circumstances, you may be required to attend… Read More »
Am I Eligible For U.S. Citizenship?
The U.S. citizenship and immigration process can seem daunting and tricky to navigate. Even if you are already living in the United States as a permanent resident, you may be having trouble trying to decipher exactly what is required of you to become a U.S. citizen. In this post, we’ll break down the eligibility… Read More »
Why To Hire A Lawyer If You’re A Noncitizen Charged With A Crime
If you are in the United States but are not a citizen, being convicted of a crime can have serious implications on your immigrant status and even your ability to remain in the country. In fact, being convicted of certain crimes is grounds for deportation. Whether a crime constitutes a “deportable offense” is generally… Read More »
Frequently Asked Questions About TPS
If you are a foreign national facing an emergency situation in your home country, temporary protected status (TPS) may be a good option for you. As the name suggests, TPS is a temporary status granted to individuals from specific foreign countries who have had to flee due to natural disasters, war, or other life-threatening… Read More »
What Should I Do If I Have DACA And It’s About To Expire?
DACA is a status that has felt a bit up in the air for the last few years, so it’s understandable that you would feel unsure of what your rights or obligations are if you are on DACA and it is about to expire. Luckily, at this point, the filing process for DACA renewals… Read More »
What You Need To Know About Affidavits Of Support
If you are applying for a green card, the odds are good that you have heard about the affidavit of support. An affidavit of support is a document by which a United States citizen or green card holder assumes financial responsibility for a foreign relative applying for a green card. You must have a… Read More »