Whether you are present in the U.S. on a visa, as a Permanent Resident (commonly known as a “green card”), as a Conditional Resident, or without documentation, you may need an immigration attorney to help guide you through your journey
Sykes Family Law provides immigration services in the areas of naturalization, asylum, Lawful Permanent Residence (“green card”) applications, U and T visa applications, and family based immigration petitions (for fiancées, spouses, or family living abroad).
- Naturalization- (naturalization, citizenship, citizen, green card, permanent resident, vote, immigrant, Metadata)
In general, you must be a lawful permanent resident to apply for U.S. citizenship. Citizenship allows individuals to vote in both state and federal elections, to hold elected office, and work for the federal government. Citizens are also non-deportable, with minor exceptions
To qualify for naturalization, you must meet the following general requirements:
- You must be at least 18 years of age
- You must have been a lawful permanent resident for at least 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing your naturalization application OR for at least 3 years