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Helping One Immigrant, One Family And One Future American At a Time

New York City Naturalization Attorney

Guiding You through Applying for Naturalization

While there are many benefits you can pursue as an alien in the United States, often the option that makes the most sense for someone is to become a U.S. citizen. Through the process of naturalization, you can pursue the ability to be a citizen and have the same rights as individuals born within the country. Because this process can be complicated and mistakes can cost you a successful outcome, one of the best things you can do for yourself is to retain the services of a New York City immigration lawyer as soon as possible.

Contact the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C. now for a reliable Manhattan immigration lawyer. Dial (646) 355-1560 or contact us online to schedule your consultation.

What are the benefits of naturalization?

At the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C., we believe in helping our clients obtain the benefits of citizenship through effective representation and legal counsel.

Benefits you gain through naturalization include:

  • Removing the risk of deportation
  • Voting in the United States
  • Public benefits, such as Social Security
  • Running for office
  • Ability to take certain government jobs
  • Access to more scholarships
  • Increase chance of relatives being able to immigrate

Having an attorney on your case can improve efficiency, reduce filing time, prevent errors, and ensure all protocol and paperwork are correctly handled. Our firm has handled countless cases and we have decades of experience representing clients seeking rights in the New York City and the surrounding area. We use our skillset to gain a sense of security for our clients and help them take control of their lives.

Eligibility for Naturalization

In order to begin your journey with the process of Naturalization and become a citizen, you must find out if you are eligible. Here are some requirements that you will need to fulfill:

  • Must have a green card for at least five years. If you are married it may be reduced to three years.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • You must be able to demonstrate that you can read, write, and speak English

  • Basic understanding and knowledge of U.S History and principles of the U.S government.

  • During your time as a legal permanent resident, you must have been present in the United States for at least 30 years. If you are married it can be reduced down to 18 months.

  • Demonstrate good moral character (no serious criminal record)

  • Take an oath of allegiance to the United States.

If you meet the requirements and eligible to continue with the naturalization process, our naturalization lawyers in New York can help you with the process. Contact the Law Offices of Patricia Machado today!

Trust a Team with Decades of Experience

We know that many immigrants don't have the time or knowledge to handle their case to the best of their abilities on their own. That is why we step in to be an advocate. We are extremely familiar with the laws and court systems and can help our clients handle paperwork, guiding them step by step through the naturalization process. We are also a Spanish-speaking office, making sure that an inability to speak English does not become a barrier to your case.

If you're considering the naturalization process and want to learn more about the steps that are involved, contact our New York City naturalization lawyer at (646) 355-1560.

We Will Fight to Give Your Case The Best Possibility For Success.