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applying for u.s citizenshipIf you are looking to become a citizen of the United States and want to know the requirements and whether you are eligible or not, here are some important details below. An Immigration Attorney Scottsdale is able to guide you through the process.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, you must be 18 years old or more. You must have been a permanent resident for at least 5 years. The wait is 3 years if you are married to a U.S. citizen and received your permanent residence through the same marriage. You must have good moral character and should not have spent more than 915 days (30 months) outside the territory of the United States in the last 5 years. A good immigration Attorney Scottsdale AZ can expand upon this information, explaining it so you can understand.

The Application Requirements

To complete an application for U.S. citizenship, you must fill out Form N-400 and be a permanent resident. You must have a passport within the last 5 years and take 2 photographs (2X2) and send a money order in the amount of $725.

English Language Exceptions

To take the interview in the language of your choice, you must:

• Be at least fifty (50) years of age and have lived in the U.S. for at least twenty (20) years since becoming a permanent resident
• Be at least fifty-five (55) years of age and have lived in the U.S. for at least fifteen (15) years since becoming a permanent resident

If you do not meet any of the aforementioned requirements, the interview will be in the English language.

How A Lawyer Can Help You

Scottsdale AZ Citizenship Attorneys are available to help you complete your U.S. citizenship application as well as give you guidance on the test that you need to take. Inconsistencies and errors can prevent you from being approved. With the help of a lawyer, you will be able to accurately complete the form and know how to meet the necessary requirements. Consult with the Law Office of Jared Leung to learn more.

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