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Villalobos & Moore

Citizenship Lawyer | El Paso, TX

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

915-257-4025

A Firm Where Outstanding Immigration Representation and a Powerful Commitment to Basic Human Rights Would Go Hand in Hand.

Villalobos & Moore Immigration Lawyers is a bi-lingual Spanish-English immigration and naturalization law practice that handles all kinds of immigration cases, with a particular emphasis on federal trial, family-based immigration, waiver applications, naturalization, immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Villalobos & Moore Immigration Lawyers' mission is to provide …

The Law Office of Daniel Caudillo

Citizenship Lawyer | El Paso, TX

Free Consultation

915-792-0664

Extensive Experience in All Areas of Immigration Law
Providing Personalized Attention, Responsive Service and Regular Case Updates
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At the Law Office of  Daniel Caudillo, our mission is simple. We strive to provide the best possible Immigration and Nationality Law legal services to all of our clients. We have extensive experience in all areas of Immigration Law and since we are a small firm, we are able to offer personalized attention, responsive service, and regular immigration …

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How to Become a U.S. Citizen

Becoming a U.S. Citizen is an important step in many people's lives. There are multiple ways to become a U.S. Citizen, including: being born in the United States; acquisition at birth; deriving citizenship through the naturalization or U.S. birth of a parent; posthumous citizenship through death while on active duty service; after 3 years of lawful permanent residence based on marriage to a U.S citizen, or 5 years of lawful permanent residence (along with other requirements).

Do You Need Citizenship Lawyer to Become a U.S. Citizen?

There are many naturalization and citizenship programs that you may fall under and every naturalization program has its own eligibility requirements. When applying for naturalization, some issues may make you ineligible, such as criminal arrests or convictions, selective service compliance, good moral character, lengthy absences from the United States and false claims to citizenship. It's best to consult with an El Paso immigration attorney who handles citizenship and naturalization cases to facilitate and assist in your case.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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