Modesto Naturalization Lawyer

When a person receives citizenship in a country that he or she was not born in, it's called naturalization. To be eligible for naturalization, you must hold legal status as a full-time resident for a minimum period of time and promise to obey and uphold that country's laws, to which an oath or pledge of allegiance is sometimes added. Some countries also require naturalized nationals to renounce any other citizenship they hold, forbidding dual citizenship.

U.S. Citizenship Attorney in Stockton

At John Nguyen, Attorney at Law, we assist individuals in and around Modesto, California, with all aspects of immigration law, including naturalization, deportation defense and immigration appeals. We provide personalized attention as we work to meet your goals. To speak with a lawyer, contact us online or by calling 209-409-3094.

To achieve naturalization, you must:

  • Complete an application
  • Attend an interview with an immigration officer
  • Pass an examination on English, civics and U.S. history
  • Prove that you have good moral character

Some people are exempt from the exam and may be exempt from other steps in the process. It's important to speak with an attorney for the specifics. Once you have met the requirements and been approved, you will attend a naturalization oath ceremony and will receive a certificate of naturalization.

We Have Handled Many Immigration Law Matters Since 2003

At John Nguyen, Attorney at Law, we handle all types of immigration matters. Since 2003, we have assisted individuals from more than 28 countries throughout Asia, North America, South America, the Middle East, Africa and Australia. We can handle every aspect of your case. We can ensure that the correct documents are completed in the initial application, route them through the system, track forms, check their status, ensure proper follow-up throughout the process and work to prevent potential obstacles.

Certified Immigration Specialist John Nguyen came to the U.S. as an immigrant from Vietnam in 1981 and understands the unique challenges that immigrants often face. In addition to English, he is fluent in Vietnamese. The other staff members at the firm are fluent in Spanish. To speak with an attorney about your legal matter, contact us online or by calling 209-409-3094.