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Citizenship is the most important immigration benefit that can be conferred on anyone.  Unlike lawful permanent residents, US citizens have the right to vote, greater freedom to travel abroad, have more financial and tax benefits, can hold public office, have more and better job opportunities including federal jobs, can bring more relatives from abroad more quickly, cannot be deported, can retire abroad with full social security benefits and entitled to more public benefits.
One can become a US Citizen:

  1. By birth within the territory of the United states or by birth to US citizen parent,  
  2. By Naturalization,
  3. By Adoption under Child Citizenship Act and
  4. Through Military Service.

Citizeship by Birth:

One is a U.S. citizen at birth, i) if you were born in the United States, including inmmost cases, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and after November 4, 1986, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; ii) if you were born abroad to two U.S. citizens, and at least one of your parents lived in the United States at some point in his or her life, then in most cases, you are a U.S. citizen; iii) if you were born abroad to one U.S. citizen where one of your parents was a U.S. citizen when you were born; your U.S. citizen parent lived at least 5 years in the United States before you were born; and at least 2 of those 5 years in the United States were after your U.S. citizen parent's 14th birthday. 

Citizenship by Naturalization

Please contact our office for consultation regarding eligibility and options. Our office can assist you with the process and work with you until you fulfill your ultimate American dream of becoming a US Citizen.

Phone : 202-293-6198         Fax : 202-293-6198
Website: www.hashim-immigration.com