The right to vote. The right to obtain citizenship for children born abroad. The opportunity to live freely and without worry or fear of removal. All of these rights and more belong to American citizens. In more than 200 years as a country, the United States of America has always been a land of freedom, opportunity and hope for immigrants. Becoming a citizen of this country means committing yourself to fellow citizens and the common civic values we share.
In the U.S., we obtain citizenship by birth or through the process of naturalization. If you weren’t born in the U.S. or born abroad to U.S. citizens, you must complete the naturalization process to acquire citizenship. The citizenship and naturalization team at Dozier Miller are experts in helping immigrants navigate the complicated forms and applications involved. We have decades of experience helping people naturalize, and we will answer any questions you have about the naturalization process.
For many naturalization applicants, a common complaint with the process is the amount of time it takes. From filling out the complex application to waiting for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to test the applicant, there are many places where mistakes can cause delays.
Our citizenship and naturalization lawyers are well versed in the application form and know where issues are likely to arise. We’ll walk you through the form and help you avoid those mistakes that cause delay or even failure. We will also ensure your forms are correctly filed, lessening the chances of delays or denials. Our team will be beside you at every step.
If your application for naturalization is denied, we will advise you what to do next and how to continue your journey to citizenship.
There are many routes to acquiring a green card, from having a relative or U.S. employer petition on your behalf to filing for yourself as a refugee or asylum seeker. At Dozier Miller, we will take the time to learn your unique situation and advise you as to the best course of action for you.
One of the reasons people are turned away at ports of entry is an incorrect or invalid visa. It’s absolutely critical to understand what type of visa you need and to ensure your visa is current. Due to the complexities of applying for a visa, an attorney specializing in visas is essential.
It requires an experienced and relentless deportation defense attorney to avoid deportation and find relief from removal. At Dozier Miller, we have decades of experience defending and guiding clients. We will be by your side.
Not matter what field you’re in or how long you plan to stay, all foreign workers must first obtain permission to lawfully work in the U.S. There are several different classes and categories of work permits (or work-related visas), and each class has its own application process and requirements. We’re familiar with them all and can help guide you.
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