Experienced US Citizenship Lawyer in San Jose and Silicon Valley
Becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States
The Immigration Law offices of Muston and Jack has been providing assistance to thousands of US permanent residents to obtain their US Citizenship through the process of naturalization.
For more than 30 years, the attorneys of MJ Law have witnessed how their clients who once arrived to the US with many dreams and hopes, get their US Citizenship after years of hard work and finally make their American Dream come true and help make this Nation more diverse and rich.
If you have been a US Permanent Resident for at least 5 years, or 3 years if married and living with a U.S. Citizen spouse, and it is your desire to become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen, don’t hesitate to contact us and schedule an initial consultation where we will take the time to explain you the Naturalization process to become a US Citizen, the basic requirements to help you prepare for your Citizenship test, attend the interview with you, and help you obtain your Naturalization Certificate.
General Basic Requirements to Become a U.S. Naturalized Citizen:
- The applicant must be 18 years or older if applying through the N-400 form
- Has been a Permanent Resident for 5 years or more, or married to a US Citizen for 3 years
- Has been physically present in the US and not left for more than 180 days (6 months) in the last 5 years
- Have lived in the same district address stated on the N-400 application form for the last 3 months
- Demonstrate good moral character
- Show an attachment to the U.S. Constitution
- Be able to read, write, speak, and understand basic English
- Demonstrate a knowledge of U.S. civics (history and government)
- Take the oath of allegiance to the United States
- *Note that exceptions to the English and Civics requirements may be obtained for certain elderly applicants or applicants with qualifying disabilities.