Naturalization & Citizenship

Slatus & Slatus is the most experienced naturalization and citizenship lawyer in Midtown Manhattan and NYC, helping you to become a citizen.

Have you been a lawful permanent resident for between three to five years? if so, you are likely eligible for citizenship. contact us immediately.

In order to be eligible for United States Citizenship, one must meet a number of basic requirements.

In general, an individual must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have been a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) for at least five years, (three years if the permanent residency was granted via marriage to a US citizen)
  • Maintained a continuous residence and physical presence within the US during that period
  • Be an individual of Good Moral Character

Naturalization & Citizenship FAQ:

What documents are needed to apply for the Naturalization process?

Three basic forms are needed to start the naturalization process.

  • The Application for Naturalization or form N-400 
  • A copy of your Permanent Resident Card
  • A copy of your marriage certificate (if applicable)

Additional documents might be needed if you were in the military or to prove employment

Will I have to answer civic questions to become naturalized?

Yes, during the interview process you will be asked 10 out of a possible 100 questions given to you in advance. You must answer at least 6 correctly to move on.

How many times can I do the application process to become a naturalized citizen?

You can apply an unlimited amount of times, although each time it will cost money and take time, so it is advisable to get a naturalization and citizenship lawyer to assist.

How long does it take to complete the naturalization process?

On average it takes about 6 months to complete the naturalization process after the form N-400 has been submitted.

If i was convicted of a crime in New York City can I still be a naturalized citizen?

Yes, It is still possible, but you must notify the immigration authorities and your naturalization and citizenship lawyer of all arrests, convictions and crimes.

Where do I file my naturalization application?

Your naturalization and citizen application must be filed in the appropriate USCIS Service Center for where you live. They are located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx in NYC.