Citizenship and NaturalizationGrand Rapids Immigration Attorneys

Golden & Jernigan P.C. is a full service law firm specializing in family law, bankruptcy law, immigration law, and social security law in the Greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan areas.

At Golden & Jernigan P.C., we have been helping legal residents achieve their goal of U.S. citizenship for over 20 years. As you know, achieving U.S. citizenship is a lengthy, but fulfilling process. From determining eligibility to the application process, be assured that you are in the hands of experienced immigration lawyers, knowledgeable of the citizenship and naturalization process.

Who is Eligible to Become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen?

To be eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship, applicants must meet certain criteria. Current green card holders, who are living in the U.S., are generally eligible for citizenship after 5 years. Those green card holders who are also married to a U.S. citizen, may be eligible after only 3 years. Furthermore, if you are married to a U.S. citizen who is set to be transferred abroad, you may be eligible to file even sooner.

Once you have met these time requirements, we will examine your application for any factors that could interfere with its approval. While certain circumstances, like drug convictions, may hinder your eligibility, avenues exist to overcome these barriers.

At Golden & Jernigan P.C., our immigration lawyers will carefully analyze your unique case, advise you of any potential pitfalls, and ensure that your application is properly completed and efficiently filed.

Realize Your Dream of U.S. Citizenship – Request a Consultation

Finding an attorney versed in the intricacies of the citizenship and naturalization process is one of the most important decisions you will make during your application period. With Golden & Jernigan P.C., expect immediate answers to all of your immigration law questions and expert handing of your citizenship case.

If you are planning on applying for U.S. citizenship, an expert immigration attorney is not an option; it is a necessity! We invite you to contact us today at 616.538.5510 to schedule a consultation to discuss your case. Our experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorneys are here to assist anywhere in the Greater Grand Rapids area.

Proudly Serving All of Kent County Including Grand Rapids, Rockford, Ada, Cascade, Kentwood, Wyoming, & More

Rockford Office

50 Courtland Drive

Rockford, MI 49341

Phone: 616.866.3350

Fax: 616.866.3397

Grand Rapids Office

50 44th ST SW

Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Phone: 616.538.5510

Fax: 616.538.6871

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