Typically, to qualify for citizenship, a person must show the following:
- He or she has held a green card for at least 5 years;
- He or she does not have any disqualifying criminal convictions or probation during the past 5 years;
- He or she can pass the English test and civics test;
- He or she does has good moral character and is not late on taxes or child support;
- If the applicant has traveled outside the United States during the past five years, no trip was longer than 6 months; and
- He or she has been physically present in the United States for at least half of the last five years.
Attorney Nathan K. Brown previously worked at one of the largest immigration firms in the Central Valley. He has helped hundreds of families with their immigration matters. From protecting parents from deportation, to helping victims of domestic violence obtain lawful permanent residence, to reuniting spouses, to guiding immigrants to citizenship, to assisting students applying for deferred action and work permits, Nathan is committed to simplifying complex immigration problems for people seeking to establish themselves in the United States.
Emory University School of Law
Brigham Young University
Get help from a lawyer at Brown Legal to apply for citizenship through naturalization. Brown Legal simplifies the immigration process and provides answers to your immigration questions. If your application prepared by Brown Legal is denied, we will help you re-apply for no additional attorney's fee.
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