In order to naturalize, most individuals must be the following (exceptions to some of these requirements may be available):
- A permanent resident (green card holder),
- Continuously residing in the U.S. for a least Five (5) years [Three (3) years for most spouses of U.S. Citizens],
- Continuously residing in the state of application for at least Three (3) months,
- Physically present in the U.S. for at least Two and a Half (2 ½) years in the last Five (5) years [One and a Half (1 ½) years in the last Three (3) years for most spouses of U.S. Citizens],
- Able to pass English Test (reading, writing, and speaking),
- Able to pass U.S. History and Government Test,
- Have good moral character,
- Continuously reside in the U.S. from the date of filing naturalization application until actually becoming an U.S. Citizen (normally at the conclusion of the naturalization ceremony.)
- Be at least 18 years old,
- Be attached to the principals of U.S. Constitution.
The following is a typical procedure for naturalization. After filing the naturalization application, the applicant must have his/her biometrics taken. In addition, the applicant must pass the naturalization interview, English Test and Government and History Test. After passing all the tests and meeting all the requirements, the applicant must be take an oath during a naturalization ceremony.
The following is the attorney’s fee that the Law Office of William Jang, PLLC charges for a typical case of this type when filed in the United States at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (US CIS) (please read the disclaimer on this page) and the filing fee currently charged by US Citizenship and Immigration Service (US CIS):
- $500.00 attorney’s fees
- $680.00 US CIS filing fee for the main petition
The Law Office of William Jang, PLLC has extensive experience representing individuals naturalize and become U.S. Citizens. Please see a sample of approved cases.
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