News & Blog
- May 28, 2014
We often see people who were interviewed for their naturalization application months ago but have yet to receive a decision. The wait can be maddening, but there is a solution if you were interviewed at least 120 days ago and have not received a decision.
- By Carolina Antonini
- April 28, 2014
Many lawful, permanent residents ask themselves this question at one point or another. The law does not require permanent residents to become citizens, or as it is properly called, file for naturalization. Many permanent residents are concerned that if they naturalize, they will lose citizenship or inheritance rights in another country. This concern is valid since not all countries allow dual citizenship. Before making a decision to naturalize, a permanent resident should seek advice from an expert that is familiar with the laws of your native country to properly weigh the risks and benefits of naturalization.
There are several substantial advantages to being a US citizen that are not available to permanent residents.
- By Nisha Karnani
- November 12, 2013
“How often do I need to come to the US to keep my green card and apply for US citizenship?” I have heard this question countless times from our lawful permanent resident clients. We are able to help many of our clients keep their green card and file for citizenship, even when they have extended trips abroad. The key is educating our clients on common myths about travel for greencard holders and careful planning.