Top Federal Way Citizenship Lawyers Near You

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Law Offices of Paul Soreff

Citizenship Lawyer | Serving Federal Way, WA

Se Habla Español

206-452-4883

Providing Solutions to Corporations and Individuals Facing Immigration Matters including Employment and Family Visas, Green Cards, Deportation, and Naturalization

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Lee & Lee, PS

Citizenship Lawyer | Serving Federal Way, WA

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206-384-4820

We've Handled Deportation, Family, Investment and Employment Immigration. Call Us for a Consult Today! We speak Chinese!

Our attorneys are intimately familiar with many areas of immigration law. We represent corporations, researchers, business professionals, investors, and other individuals seeking immigration visas and adjustment of status. In particular, we have guided hundreds of foreign investors and their families through the EB-5 investment-based visa program. Our firm has assisted …

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Trudeau Law

Citizenship Lawyer | Serving Federal Way, WA

Contact theIs Today with Your Immigration Issues. We Will Work Hard to Help you Remain in this Country and Reunite you with Your Loved Ones.

Trying to deal with an immigration matter on your own can be overwhelming. A mistake could mean you lose the right to live in the United States, or prevent your spouse or children from joining you in King County, Pierce County or another region of Washington state. Contact the Seattle firm of Trudeau Law with your immigration issue. I will work hard to help you remain in …

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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 a Federal Way immigration attorney who handles citizenship and naturalization cases to facilitate and assist in your case.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

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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