Citizenship / Naturalization

Am I A Citizen?

All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. XIV Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Citizenship is one of the most coveted gifts that the U.S. government can bestow, and the most important immigration benefit that USCIS can grant.  Most people become U.S. citizens in one of two ways:

Information for United States Citizen Parents


To schedule a consultation with an experienced United States citizenship attorney in Los Angeles, California contact Han Law Group .

Questions about the Naturalization Process?

Han Law Group is well qualified to offer information or assistance in any aspect of the naturalization process, including:

  • how you should answer specific questions on form N-400, the application for naturalization
  • the effects of marriage or US Armed Forces service on your citizenship application 
  • how to document your whereabouts during the required 3- or 5-year US residency time period 
  • the effects of any criminal record that you may have, either in your country or in the US, on your naturalization application 
  • the process by which the FBI will conduct a background check on you before approving you as a candidate for US citizenship 
  • the effects of your parents’ citizenship on your naturalization (What if you were born abroad and one or both parents was a US citizen, or had the right to derived US citizenship based on their ancestry?) 
  • filing fees: amount, and method of payment 
  • how to prepare to answer questions on the naturalization test 
  • the length of the wait time following a citizenship application until you can become a citizen

Avoid Unnecessary Rejection of Your Application, or Arrest at Your Final Interview

You are certainly able to apply for naturalization on your own, without the help of a citizenship attorney. However, with the advice and assistance of experienced Los Angeles, California naturalization lawyers Jacobson & Han LLP, you can avoid an unnecessary and unexpected heart-breaking rejection of your application or, worse, arrest at the final interview with the USCIS due to errors, omissions, or unexplainable statements that you made in your naturalization application.

If Your Name is “Stuck in the System” During the FBI Background Check

In the event that your name gets “stuck in the system” during the background check, it may be important to have United States citizenship attorneys Jacobson & Han LLP in Los Angeles, California, on your side.

To schedule an initial personal consultation with California naturalization attorneys, contact Han Law Group in downtown Los Angeles by phone or by e-mail  through this Web site.

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