Naturalization and Citizenship

Becoming a citizen of the USA is a complex process, considering the number of legal complexities and paperwork involved. It is one of the crucial reasons people must work with an experienced Immigration lawyer who can handle the diverse issues about naturalization. At Law Offices of D Robert Jones PLLC in Dallas, Texas, our team offers comprehensive legal representation to immigration-related matters.

Pre-requisites for Naturalization

  • An individual must reside in the USA for five years after becoming a permanent resident or must be residing for three years if the applicant is married to a US citizen.
  • More than half of the applicants’ permanent residency duration should be spend in the US physically.
  • The individual should be living for more than three years in the jurisdiction where the application is filed.

As the laws of naturalization keep on changing, it is suggested to work with an attorney who stays abreast of these changes. Our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys can answer your questions pertaining to residency requirements and at the same time, address other concerns like attachment to the principles in the US, qualification of good character, knowledge of US history and government, and also a basic understanding of English.


After obtaining a green card, the next step is to apply for citizenship through the process of naturalization. Some of the benefits of becoming a citizen are:

  • Right to vote in elections and run for an elected office
  • Eligible for US passport and federal employment
  • Can travel outside the US as per your convenience without worrying about maintaining immigration status
  • Can sponsor family members in their immigration petition by using an immediate relative visa.

Eligibility Criteria for US Citizenship

  1. There are various paths to naturalization. Some of them are:
    • You can apply for citizenship after you obtain a green card through employment or family or as the spouse of US citizenship.
    • If you qualify for the US armed forces, you can apply for citizenship.
    • Being the foreign-born baby of a citizen.

    If you are applying for the citizen after obtaining the green card, here are a few things you must know:

    1. You must be at least 18 years of age
    2. You must have a green card for at least five years
    3. You must be continuously residing in the US for five years and should be physically present in the country for at least 30 months
    4. Pass the test to assess your ability to speak, read, and write in English and also pass an exam that tests your knowledge about the US government and history
    5. Supply evidence of good moral character that proves that you adhere to the principles of the constitution

    We also help seniors to claim medical disability and get a waiver for English and Civics test. Before proceeding with the Application for Naturalization or Form N-400, get in touch Law Offices of D Robert Jones PLLC in Dallas, Texas, for assistance. Our team will ensure that there are no mistakes in the form so that there are no chances of being denied citizenship.

It is not all; the team will also prepare you for the interview and guide you throughout the process. We will also resolve any complications if any arise during the process.

Your Advisor

DRJ Legal Services, Dallas can assist the applicant in filing the petition correctly and avoid mistakes which could otherwise delay the processing of the request. We rank among the top immigration lawyers firm in Dallas which offer par excellence services. We help you throughout the process from the filing of petition to handling the situations and complications, leading to your green card and ultimately citizenship.

If you are looking for the adjustment of status but have doubts, we can help. Call today to schedule your first free, no obligation appointment.


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