Navigating Citizenship in the United States
Eligibility for Naturalization in NYC
If you are not eligible for citizenship by birth, you can apply for citizenship through a process of naturalization. There are many factors that determine whether or not you are eligible for this process.
Basic requirements for an adult can include:
Born in the U.S.? You May Already be a Citizen by Birth
If you have at least one parent who was a U.S. citizen, you may have a right to citizenship and not need to complete the naturalization process. If your parents were legally married and at least one of them lived in the U.S. for a constant period before you were born, you may want to explore whether you are eligible for citizenship. An experienced lawyer from our firm can help you investigate your options.