Naturalization is the process by which a legal permanent resident gains U.S citizenship. To qualify, an immigrant must be a permanent resident for at least five years and meet other eligibility requirements. For a spouse of a citizen, the wait is three years.
Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. can help guide you on the path to citizenship. We are the help you need to keep you on that path to the American dream.
The most common path to citizenship is seeking naturalization after having held a green card. Requirements to apply for naturalization include being 18 or older and holding a green card for at least three years before filing a Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
Other requirements include:
Our immigration and naturalization service (INS) in Chicago represents individuals who are seeking to become U.S. citizens through naturalization. We can help prepare and file applications for naturalization and accompany applicants to naturalization interviews with USCIS.
Other paths to qualifying for citizenship include:
Our Chicago naturalization attorneys represent all types of applicants, including people who may qualify based on circumstances such as marriage to a U.S. citizen employed abroad by a U.S. company. We can also represent people born abroad who want to demonstrate a claim to citizenship through one or both U.S. citizen parents or grandparents. This category includes individuals who were adopted by U.S. citizens in the United States or abroad.
Our Chicago INS can help you apply for U.S. citizenship. Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. makes your case our focus. Please contact us at (312) 427-6163 or contact us online. Our office is located in downtown Chicago.