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Naturalization (N-400)

Marriage to a U.S. citizen:

If you are a spouse of a U.S. Citizen, you may qualify for naturalization under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. You must have been a permanent resident for at least three years;
  2. You  must have been living with the same U.S. citizen spouse during the three year period, in a marital union;
  3. Meet other eligibility requirements. Contact our office to discuss other eligibility requirements to ensure your application is processed successfully.

For permanent residents:

If you are a foreign national and have maintained your status for the required period, you may qualify for naturalization under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Lawful admission as a permanent resident: You must have been admitted to the United States as a Lawful Permanent Resident and maintained that status for at least five years;
  2. Good Moral Character: You must demonstrate that you are of good moral character prior to submitting your application for Naturalization. This qualification is determined on a case by case basis and can be demonstrated in multiple ways;
  3. Age: You must be at least 18 years old at the time of submitting your application for Naturalization;
    • Children under the age of 18 may automatically obtain citizenship through a Naturalized parent, which is known as “derivative citizenship.”
  1. Complete the U.S. Civics Test: You must have knowledge of U.S. history and government, as you will be tested on the subject during the Naturalization process;
  2. Adhere to the U.S. Constitution: You must demonstrate that you have knowledge, understand and will uphold the principles stated in the U.S. Constitution;
  3. Meet other eligibility requirements. Contact our office to discuss other eligibility requirements to ensure your application is processed successfully.

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