Naturalization and Citizenship

Naturalization is the process through which a foreign national or citizen may apply to become become a citizen of the United States. Generally speaking an individual must have been a U.S. permanent resident for at least five years before she is eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship, or for three years if she has been married to a U.S. citizen for that time. There are some important exceptions and additional requirements regarding U.S. residence and physical presence. To speak with an immigration lawyer about citizenship and naturalization, please feel free to contact Edgecomb Law LLC.