U.S. Citizenship: New Mexico Immigration Lawyers
There are only two general ways in which a person can obtain citizenship of the United States. The first is by birth either within a U.S. territory or to U.S. citizens. The second, which is the method that many people across the globe are interested in, is through naturalization. Applying for citizenship is a process that can be lengthy, confusing, and intimidating. Our experienced and dedicated New Mexico immigration lawyers can help you through the process of becoming a United States citizen. In order to become a United States citizen, you must generally meet several requirements, including:
- Be 18 years or older (in most cases)
- Be a legal permanent resident of the United States for at least 5 years
- Be a person of good moral character
- Be able to read, write, speak, and understand basic, ordinary English
- Pass a test on U.S. history and civics
- Take an oath of allegiance to the United States
We have worked with countless people from all walks of life to help them prepare for their naturalization process. Paperwork, valuable documents, forms, and applications are all necessary parts of this procedure, and we can help you ensure that every piece of your application is in order. When it comes time to interview with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, you will be prepared and ready to become a naturalized American citizen.
Strong Legal Representation
The benefits and privileges held by United States citizens are very desirable, and there are a vast number of people who go through the process every year. If you or someone you know would like to become a U.S. citizen, you should speak with a member from our firm as soon as possible. The sooner you meet with a qualified professional who is familiar with the laws and regulations surrounding naturalization, the sooner you can become an American citizen. To gain a better understanding of your situation, contact one of our lawyers from Kretz & Romero, PC today!