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Becoming a U.S. Citizen - Immigration Palm Beach

Posted by Jacqueline Delgado | Jul 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Individuals born in the United States automatically are granted U.S. citizenship (as specified by the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution), while those born abroad to at least one U.S. citizen often qualify. Additionally, non-citizens serving in the U.S. military are granted an expedited path to citizenship.

Legal permanent residents (“green card” holders) also may become U.S. citizens through the process of naturalization. Those seeking citizenship through naturalization must meet certain criteria, such as English literacy and good moral character, while proving a general understanding U.S. history, laws, and government.

Here is the basic process of becoming a U.S. citizen:

Becoming a U.S. citizen is not a small task. The team here at Delgato Law is here to assist you in the process, call us discuss the progress and the legal steps required.

About the Author

Jacqueline Delgado

Jacqueline Delgado is the Founder and Managing Partner at Delgado Law Group, focusing in the area of Immigration Law. Ms. Delgado has vast experience representing businesses and investors in their applications for EB-5 green cards, E-2, H-1B, L-1, O, and P visas. Further, she ha...


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