Naturalization is the process by individuals over 18 years of age can obtain US citizenship after a period of military service or lawful permanent residence. Other US citizens obtain their citizenship at birth on US soil or to a US citizen parent. To apply for naturalization, qualified applicants file form N-400 (Application for Naturalization) and the required documentation, evidence and naturalization filing fee. A naturalization attorney can assist in the naturalization process by preparing the required application package or accompanying the applicant to the naturalization interview. Over half a million individuals become US citizens through naturalization each year. Start your application today – schedule a free consult with a naturalization attorney.
N-400 Processing Times for September 2009
USCIS recently released the processing times for the N-400 application for naturalization for local USCIS field offices. After receiving a citizenship application at the appropriate filing location, USCIS processes the application and forwards the file to the applicant's local USCIS field office so that a citizenship interview can be scheduled. Naturalization lawyers have noticed a [...]