If you are looking to become a naturalized citizen of the United States, you should hire a immigration attorney. You want a law firm with years of experience in this area of law, one that can help you get a successful outcome. Dagher Khraizat Immigration Law group is that firm.

Becoming a Naturalized Citizen

The process and requirements for becoming naturalized are lengthy and complex. Before you can even consider putting in an application, you must meet the following requirements, in addition to passing an exam:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a permanent U.S. resident for at least five years*
  • Live within the state for at least three months
  • Have been physically present within the U.S. for at least 30 months of the past five years*
  • Reside within the United States continuously from the date of application to the date granted naturalization
  • Be able to read, write and speak English
  • Have knowledge of U.S. history and civics
  • Be of good moral character
  • Be faithful to the principles of the U.S. Constitution and loyal to the United States

*Additional naturalization qualifications can include being a permanent U.S. resident for at least three years and meeting all eligibility rules as a spouse of a U.S. citizen; serving in the U.S. armed forces and meeting all other eligibility rules; or being the child of a U.S. citizen born outside the U.S., currently residing in the U.S. and meeting all other eligibility rules.