July 8, 2022

3 Benefits of Hiring a Naturalization Attorney

The process of naturalization allows immigrants to become citizens of the United States. When green card holder meets specific requirements, they can file a naturalization application with the USCIS. Although hiring an attorney is not required to file for naturalization, the procedure can be exceedingly tough to navigate on your own. Having an experienced naturalization lawyer on your side will improve your chances of a smooth process.

Let's look at how a naturalization attorney can help you achieve your goals and how you can prepare for your initial consultation.

Benefits of Working with a Naturalization Attorney

There are 3 main benefits of working with a naturalization lawyer:

  • They can ensure you meet the requirements. The first thing an attorney may do is make sure you satisfy all the conditions for naturalization. You must be at least 18 years old, have lived in the U.S. for at least 3 or 5 years as a permanent resident, and have demonstrated good moral character. Before moving forward with the application process, an attorney may assess your specific circumstances to verify that you satisfy these requirements.
  • A naturalization attorney can help you gather the required documents. An attorney can assist you in gathering all the necessary documents for your application. You may need your birth certificate, evidence of residency, and marriage certificate, among other documents. An expert attorney will know exactly what documents are required and may assist you in getting them if necessary.
  • Your naturalization attorney will act as your representative at your naturalization interview. The naturalization interview can be nerve-wracking but having legal representation at your side can put you at ease and help everything go smoothly, so you have the best chance of becoming a United States citizen.

Getting Ready for Your First Meeting with a Naturalization Attorney

It is important to be well-prepared before meeting with a perspective naturalization attorney for the first time. This means coming to the meeting with certain documents available and knowing what you would like to discuss. Here are some suggestions for preparing for your first meeting:

  • Bring copies of all appropriate documentation, including your birth certificate, passport, visa, and I-94 form.
  • Prepare a list of the questions you might have for the attorney and a list of topics you want to cover.
  • Prepare a statement explaining why you want to become a citizen of the United States. This message should be brief yet compelling, emphasizing your links to America and why you wish to become a citizen.

Contact Us with Your Naturalization Needs

The Law Offices of Nomani & Nomani's expert immigration attorneys provide clients with professional and compassionate legal services. We are committed to guiding you step-by-step throughout the naturalization process so that you can get the best possible outcomes.

To book a consultation, call (713) 789-7500 today. We proudly serve Houston, Missouri City, Stafford, Sugar Land, Bellaire, and the neighboring Texas communities.

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