There are a variety of different privileges and rights a U.S. citizen has that are not awarded to a green card holder. As a permanent resident with a green card who lives in the United States, you may be interested in pursuing the naturalization process to become a citizen.
There are certain qualifications which you must meet in order to submit an application to USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) for naturalization. A knowledgeable York immigration lawyer from The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh can advise you as to whether you qualify and how to complete your application.
Because there is a certain amount of proof you must be able to provide to USCIS to obtain citizenship. Rosina C. Stambaugh can help you to gather evidence of your physical presence, continuous residence, and you possess good moral character. She can also help you prepare for your English language and U.S. civics knowledge examinations.
As a U.S. citizen, you will have the right to vote in elections, you can be issued a passport, and you cannot face removal proceedings if you are convicted of a crime. You will also have access to more employment and education opportunities. Once you are a citizen, you will likely feel much more secure residing in the United States. If you believe you meet the qualifications and want to consider citizenship, York immigration attorney Rosina C. Stambaugh can review your situation.
To make an appointment with a knowledgeable, bilingual York naturalization and citizenship attorney, contact us now at (717) 921-4042.