Immigration Attorney, Woburn

Citizenship and naturalization

Under the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, "all persons born or naturalized in the United States ... are citizens of the United States." The Immigration and Nationality Act ("INA") grants U.S. citizenship at birth

To be eligible for naturalization, a person must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of filing (except active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces);

  2. Be a lawful permanent resident of the United States for the required period of time;

  3. Live within the state or USCIS district where residence is claimed for at least 3 months prior to filing;

  4. Demonstrate physical presence within the United States for the required period of time;

  5. Demonstrate continuous residence for the required period of time;

  6. Demonstrate good moral character;

  7. Demonstrate an attachment to the principles and ideals of the U.S. Constitution;

  8. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of U.S. history and U.S. government, as well as the ability to read, write, speak, and understand basic English; and

  9. Take an Oath of Allegiance to the United States. 

Call to Schedule a Free Consultation with a Citizenship Attorney in Woburn, Massachusetts

To speak with an experienced Naturalization Attorney in Woburn, MA, contact Lally Immigration Services, LLC. Lally Immigration offers free initial phone consultations.