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Dallas Naturalization Lawyer

Requirements for the Naturalization Process

Becoming a U.S. citizen can be a difficult process rife with legal complexities and paperwork that must be properly filed if your application is to be approved. This is one of the many reasons it is crucial to work with a Dallas immigration lawyer experienced in handling the many diverse issues related to naturalization.

At the Mathur Law Offices, P.C., we provide comprehensive legal representation with a foundation in friendly, respectful client service to address a variety of immigration-related matters.

What are the requirements for naturalization?

The applicant must be at least 18 years old (children under the age of 18 automatically obtain citizenship when their parents are naturalized, as long as the child meets certain residency requirements.)

Some of the residency requirements include:

  • Residence in the United States for 5 years after becoming a permanent resident, or for 3 years if the applicant is married to a U.S. citizen
  • At least half of the applicant's permanent residency must have been spent physically in the United States
  • The applicant must have lived for at least 3 months in the jurisdiction where the application is being filed

The laws regarding naturalization constantly change, and as such it is important to work with an attorney who stays abreast of these changes. An attorney can answer your questions about whether you may qualify in terms of residency requirements and can also address any other concerns, such as qualifications of good moral character, an attachment to the principles in the U.S. Constitution and basic English skills and knowledge of the U.S. government and history.

There are some factors that may disqualify a person from qualifying for naturalization, such as desertion from the U.S. military, so it will also be important to get information about these if you are interested in applying.

Dallas Immigration Lawyer for Naturalization & Citizenship

In addition to offering you information about the naturalization process and whether you may qualify, an experienced lawyer can guide you through the process in a swift and effective manner.

Contact a Dallas immigration attorney at our firm today to learn more about how we can help you.

What to Expect From Mathur Law Offices, P.C.

  • A legal team with a wide breadth of legal knowledge
  • An emphasis on making your needs our top priority
  • Personalized, unwavering commitment to you
  • A team with unmatched experience and versatility
  • Compassionate and genuine service

Trusted Recommendations
From Our Clients

  • Citizenship

    “Although the entire process was rather long, Mathur Law Offices has certainly made everything very easy for us as I transitioned into being a US Citizen. I greatly appreciate all the hard work that they have done for us, and would highly recommend them to anyone who is wanting to become a US Citizen. Rosie is a very wonderful receptionist, who is always upbeat, and welcoming to anyone who calls in or comes in for an interview. All of the lawyers that we have dealt with have been very professional, and straight forward with us. I'm really glad that we have chosen Mathur Law Offices for my citizenship journey. Thank you, Mathur Team, for all that you have done. Keep up the really excellent work.”

    Angela

  • Because of you, I am home with my family.

    “We sincerely thank you for all that you have done - you were truly amazing!”

    J.S.

  • Good vibes

    “I just wanted to leave a review for the exceptional customer service, kudos to Yvette! Thank you so much for your knowledge and positive attitude.”

  • 5 stars

    “I will give 5 stars to this office .Very professional team , Mr Sanjay Mathur is a gem . He approached our case with all the sincerity and concern. He is very very knowledgeable. ”

    ab

  • A million thanks to everyone at Mathur Law Firm

    “We are very happy and will definitely use your firm again!”

    S