Legal help is available to those seeking U.S. citizenship

Many people who come to Kentucky from abroad will ultimately seek U.S. citizenship. Doing so may be one of the most important decisions they will ever make. Because so much is at stake, those seeking U.S. permanent residency or U.S. citizenship will want to make sure they do not miss any steps in the application process.

For example, to become a U.S. citizen you must be able to read, write and speak English. In addition, there are residency requirements. If the person seeking citizenship is currently a permanent resident under a marriage visa, the residency requirement for citizenship is three years. All others seeking citizenship must be permanent residents for five years. In addition, a person seeking citizenship must have a physical presence in the U.S. for 30 of the past 60 months.

At our firm, we know that many people seeking U.S. permanent residency or U.S. citizenship need assistance to increase their chances of success. We treat each case individually, crafting an efficient strategy that will likely meet our clients’ goals. We understand that those applying for citizenship may face challenges, and we aim to help them overcome these challenges.

Applying for U.S. permanent residency or citizenship can be a daunting process for many. For some, it can be the difference between lawfully staying in the U.S. or having to leave the nation. Thus, it is good to know that professional help is available in such situations. The U.S. citizenship section of our website may be of use to those who are pursuing this path.