Law Office of Zahedi immigration experts have helped clients become U.S. citizens for more than a decade. U.S. Citizenship can be obtained through various means, including acquisition of citizenship (being born outside of the U.S. while having a U.S. citizen parent), naturalization, operation of law (specifically the Child Citizenship Act of 2000), or by past service in the United States Armed Forces.
Generally, a person qualifies for U.S. citizenship if he or she has been a permanent resident of the United States for 5 years or has been married to a U.S. citizen for at least 3 years. Additionally, an applicant must be able to:
- Provide evidence of good moral character
- Display knowledge of U.S. history and government
- Demonstrate the ability to read and write basic English
- Establish knowledge of and attachment to the U.S. Constitution