For many foreign citizens who are permanent U.S. residents, achieving U.S. citizenship can provide many additional rights—including the right to vote. But citizenship brings additional responsibilities as well, beginning with proceeding through the citizenship application process. This process has many detailed requirements and procedures that can be confusing.
If you need help with your application, or if you encounter difficulties along the way, each citizenship lawyer at the Law Offices of K. Dean Kantaras, P.A. has extensive experience helping individuals in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, and throughout the Tampa Bay area through the naturalization process.
The Immigration and Nationality Act established by the United States Congress defines a number of requirements needed to qualify for application, including the following:
The following are the basic steps for applying for citizenship:
If you believe your application is wrongly denied, the USCIS offers methods for reviewing your application—and you can also ask the United States District Court to perform an additional review. Although it is possible to handle your own appeal, it makes sense to consider retaining an experienced immigration attorney from the Law Offices of K. Dean Kantaras, P.A.. We have helped many clients in Clearwater, St. Petersburg & Tampa effectively navigate the appeals process.
If you are in Largo, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, or anywhere in the Tampa Bay area and need a skilled citizenship attorney for more information on immigration-related legal services, contact the Law Offices of K. Dean Kantaras, P.A. at 727.781.0000, or use our online contact form.