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Citizenship & Naturalization Attorneys in Coppell

Do You Want to Become a U.S. Citizen?

At Christensen Immigration Attorneys, helping immigrants become U.S. citizens is one of the best parts of our job. Our citizenship lawyers have extensive experience guiding clients through the naturalization process. We help people apply for citizenship, prepare for the exam, and even will attend the naturalization interview with you. We offer this service at reasonable rates with a low-charge initial consultation, during which we are usually able to tell if you will qualify or if we anticipate any problems.

Learn more about the citizenship process. Call (972) 497-1017 or contact us online for an appointment with our naturalization and citizenship lawyer in Coppell. We speak Spanish!

Requirements for Naturalization

Naturalization is the process of becoming a U.S. citizen. An individual born in another country may be granted citizenship after he or she fulfills the requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

You may qualify for nationalization if you meet all eligibility requirements and have:

  • At least 5 years of permanent residency;
  • 3 years of permanent residency and be married to a U.S. citizen; or
  • Qualifying service in the U.S. armed forces

Even if you meet the above requirements, there are factors that can result in a denial. This includes arrests and excessive time spent outside the United States. Due to the requirements and possible disqualifying factors, it is important to speak with our Coppell immigration attorneys to verify your eligibility prior to starting the process.

Passing the Naturalization Test

You must pass the naturalization test to become a naturalized U.S. citizen. During the interview, you will need to answer questions about your application and background and pass an English and Civics test. There are 128 questions that must be learned for this test. In some situations, people can apply for a waiver or exemption. The team at Christensen Immigration Attorneys helps clients prepare for the interview and can even accompany them when needed.

How Long Does Naturalization Take?

After submitting your Form N-400 and any necessary documents, it may take anywhere from 8 - 12 months for the naturalization process to complete. Depending on your situation, it may be shorter or longer. There are some circumstances where USCIS will request supplemental documents or they will schedule a second naturalization interview. You may also visit this page by USCIS for an approximation in processing times. If your case is taking too long, you may send an inquiry about it.

If you are wondering if you qualify, call (972) 497-1017 or contact us online for an initial consultation. Our citizenship lawyer in Coppell is prepared to help you!

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  • "Everyone there is very attentive, kind, and professional. I highly recommend him and his team to anyone looking for an immigration attorney!"
  • "They were very welcoming and made sure that we understood the topic at hand. Answered all our questions we had and guided us with trust and honesty."
    Amy A.
  • "He just made us feel very positive about my mom's case. She just became resident thanks to him and his excellent team. I recommend them to anyone who has a case with immigration,"
    Margarita M.
  • "I got my citizenship now and the Law Office of Nathan Christensen formed part of my life."
    Miguel S.
  • "The whole office was helpful, and the process was so easy."
    Jackelin R.

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