Help from a Miami Naturalization Lawyer
On July 30, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), announced that grants are available for citizenship programs designed to help immigrants to navigate the application process successfully. The grants will be made available through the Citizenship Instruction and Naturalization Application Services and the Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program. These agencies will provide funding to eligible programs chosen as recipients of these grants. For many immigrants in our area, however, working with a qualified and knowledgeable Miami naturalization lawyer is the best strategy for
Changes to the Test Are On the Way
The increased funding available for local citizenship programs comes as USCIS and the Trump administration have announced plans to overhaul the testing process for individuals who wish to apply for citizenship in the U.S. With a projected implementation date of December 2020 or the first quarter of 2021, this is not an immediate issue for most immigrants. Retaining the services of a Miami immigration lawyer can often streamline the process to promote the fastest possible resolution of your citizenship application.
Requirements for Citizenship
Your Miami naturalization lawyer can walk you through the basic requirements for citizenship, which include the following:
- Demonstrating good moral character by submitting truthful information and maintaining a clean criminal record for five years or more
- Living as a lawful permanent resident for the last five years and maintaining a physical presence in the U.S. for at least 30 months out of those years
- Having attained the age of 18 years
- Demonstrating an ability to read and write English and a willingness to support the U.S. Constitution and the United States
- Passing an examination that covers U.S. government and history
Enlisting the help of a knowledgeable Miami immigration lawyer is a practical step toward achieving the best results when applying for citizenship in the U.S.
If you need the professional services of a Miami naturalization lawyer, the Pozo Goldstein team has the experience and knowledge needed to help you through the citizenship application process. Our team of Miami immigration lawyers include a former judge and two former prosecutors in the immigration field. This depth of experience ensures that you will receive the best and most effective representation for your case. Call us today at 305-856-0400 to schedule a free in-office consultation with us. We look forward to the chance to help you pursue your own version of the American dream.