Tag: naturalization

You will need to prepare a number of documents to send in with your citizenship application.

How to prepare for the U.S. citizenship application

If you’re thinking about completing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, there’s a lot you must consider. Cost is a big component of that. As of...

/ August 15, 2018
Corazon used FileRight for her green card renewal and now wants to become a U.S. citizen.

Customer Story: Corazon

Corazon came to the United States from the Philippines and is well on her way to becoming a United States citizen. She’s trusted FileRight to...

/ July 27, 2018
Completar el formulario de la ciudadanía puede ser fácil.

Testimonial: Carlos

Carlos quería solicitar la ciudadanía pero no sabía cómo. Su hermano le recomendó FileRight para completar el formulario. Escuchen lo que pensó Carlos del servicio....

/ June 27, 2018
Helping a relative complete their citizenship application can be easy.

Customer Story: Waheeda

Waheeda’s father-in-law was looking forward to completing his citizenship application but didn’t know how to get started. He asked his daughter-in-law Waheeda to help him...

/ June 22, 2018
The USCIS has redesigned the naturalization certificate.

USCIS Redesigns Naturalization Certificate

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced they have redesigned the citizen and naturalization certificates immigrants receive when they become U.S. citizens. In...

/ June 19, 2018
Here's what you need to know about the U.S. citizenship application.

Citizenship Application: What you need to know

The U.S. citizenship application is the longest and most complicated form the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services uses. Form N-400 Application for Naturalization is...

/ June 18, 2018
Benefits of U.S. citizenship.

U.S. Citizenship Benefits

The U.S. citizenship benefits that come with naturalization are far greater than the benefits offered to green card holders. The U.S. Constitution gives many rights...

/ June 18, 2018
Here's what you need to know regarding the U.S. citizenship test.

The U.S. Citizenship Test

The U.S. Citizenship test is one of the final steps in the process to become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen. The test happens during the citizenship...

/ June 18, 2018
The USCIS is creating a new team to investigate immigrants they believe cheated to obtain a green card and then U.S. citizenship.

USCIS Creating Team to Strip Citizenship

The USCIS has announced they are going after people they believe cheated in order to obtain U.S. citizenship. USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna told the...

/ June 12, 2018
FileRight can simplify the N-400 application process.

Applying for Citizenship Made Easy

Customer Story: Maria R Maria was looking for how to get her citizenship application done quickly and correctly. She found FileRight and now she’s ready...

/ May 29, 2018
Here's a detailed overview of the eligibility requirements for citizenship.

U.S. Citizenship Eligibility

Applying for citizenship can be a daunting experience for those hoping to complete the application on their own. One of the first steps in that...

/ May 23, 2018
Fast facts regarding applying for U.S. citizenship.

Apply for U.S. Citizenship

Applying for U.S. citizenship can happen a few different ways. The key to applying for citizenship is ensuring that you are eligible before you begin...

/ May 23, 2018
Here's a thorough look at four ways to become a u.s. citizen.

4 Ways to Become a U.S. Citizen

Immigrants around the world have visions of the American dream. Arriving at the land of opportunity is only the first step in a long journey...

/ May 17, 2018
The U.S. citizenship process starts with obtaining a green card.

The U.S. Citizenship Process

For many, the dream of U.S. citizenship is just that, a dream. For those who meet all the requirements, that dream can become a reality....

/ May 10, 2018
Unite your family is a campaign started by FileRight to inform the immigrant community about potential changes to immigration law.

Una Su Familia (Unite Your Family) intends to reunite families hoping to live together legally in the United States

UnaSuFamilia.com is a grassroots FileRight initiative focused on bringing awareness to major changes to our immigration system being considered by the Trump administration. The administration...

/ May 2, 2018
The USCIS completes the majority of immigration cases within the United States. FileRight simplifies the process.

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ( USCIS) is a critical arm of the United States Department of Homeland Security. The USCIS handles the...

/ May 2, 2018
Monika filled out a citizenship application on her own and realized she had questions. FileRight helped her feel confident.

Customer Story: Monika

Love brought Monika to the United States from Switzerland. She is now on the verge of becoming an American citizen and actually filled out the...

/ April 27, 2018
Francine applied for citizenship using FileRight and feels confident it will go well.

Customer Story: Francine

Francine moved to the United States from Switzerland to study and decided to stay in the United States. She became a successful costume designer and...

/ April 24, 2018
Changing your address with the USCIS can be done online.

How to notify U.S. immigration about a change of address

Letting the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services know of an address change isn’t just important to make sure you receive up-to-date information on your...

/ March 23, 2018
The USCIS website will display processing times for most immigration applications.

How to check your USCIS processing time

Once you file your immigration application, waiting for a decision on your application can feel like an eternity. For a long time, the USCIS had...

/ March 22, 2018
You can skip the English portion of the citizenship test if you meet certain requirements.

Requirements for skipping the English test during naturalization

Under certain circumstances, an immigrant who filed Form N-400 Application for Naturalization can skip the English portion of the citizenship test if they meet certain...

/ March 20, 2018
Conrado lost his naturalization certificate when he applied for a U.S. passport.

Customer Story: Conrado

Conrado became a U.S. citizen but when he applied for a passport his original naturalization certificate was lost. He used FileRight to help him get...

/ March 9, 2018
Resselie came to the United States from the Philippines and now wants to become a U.S. citizen

Customer Story: Resselie

When it came to deciding whether to renew her green card or apply for citizenship Resselie decided on citizenship because she wanted to have a...

/ February 20, 2018
Your criminal history plays an important role in your Form N-400 Application for Naturalization.

What crimes should you report to the USCIS on Form N-400?

When applying for citizenship using Form N-400 Application for Naturalization it is important to always be honest with the USCIS. Trying to keep any information...

/ January 17, 2018
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Customer Story: Magalie

Magalie grew up in Haiti and had dreams of coming to the United States. She made her dreams a reality and is now looking forward...

/ December 26, 2017
FileRight customer Elaine used immigration software to complete her citizenship application.

Customer Stories: Elaine R

Elaine didn’t want to hire an attorney to complete her naturalization paperwork because she thought she could do it on her own. She didn’t feel...

/ December 20, 2017
The USCIS allows for changes to your naturalization certificate even after your citizenship ceremony.

Customer Story: Claudia Z

Claudia came to the United States from Colombia nearly 30 years ago. She became a United States citizen but recently need to make a change to...

/ December 19, 2017
Klodjana filled out her Form N-400 using FileRight. Her citizenship process is almost complete.

Customer Story: Klodjana M

Klodjana’s husband dreamed of one day moving to New York City from Albania. For years they tried the green card lottery until one day he won....

/ December 15, 2017
Immigration paperwork can be daunting. FileRight simplifies the process.

Tips for Do-It-Yourself U.S. Citizenship

If you’re deciding to complete your U.S. citizenship application on your own there are some very important facts you should know. The goal of most...

/ November 15, 2017
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Feds want to strip citizenship from suspected Somali fraudsters

The U.S. Department of Justice has just announced they are seeking to strip the citizenship of four immigrants from Somalia they say obtained that citizenship...

/ November 8, 2017
The USCIS allows for changes to your naturalization certificate even after your citizenship ceremony.

Naturalization applications skyrocket as USCIS backlog grows

The National Partnership for New Americans just released a report that shows the amount of immigrants applying for citizenship is up dramatically. The amount of...

/ October 30, 2017

Customer Story: Eric

Eric says he wanted to further his education in the United States and provide a better future for his family. Listen as he talks about...

/ September 26, 2017
FileRight customer Elaine used immigration software to complete her citizenship application.

Customer Story: Duan C

Duan’s children served as her motivation to fill out her citizenship application. Listen to her story. Our customers consistently say that FileRight gives them confidence...

/ August 22, 2017
The USCIS allows for changes to your naturalization certificate even after your citizenship ceremony.

Customer Story: Maria P

Like so many other immigrants, Maria was intimidated by the stacks of paperwork. She found confidence with FileRight.com. Listen to her story. Maria used FileRight...

/ August 17, 2017
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New Fingerprint Requirements for Citizenship Applicants

WASHINGTON – Since March of 1998, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has waived the requirement of fingerprints for naturalization applicants older than 75...

/ July 26, 2017
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Green Card Renewals are Draining your Bank Account

Fee increases for immigration services are very common. In late 2016 USCIS raised the fees for several applications. USCIS is funded nearly entirely through these...

/ May 23, 2017
Benefits of U.S. citizenship.

USCIS Being Flooded by Naturalization Applications

Interest in becoming an American citizen is reaching record levels. According to USCIS they have received an unprecedented number of naturalization application in the last...

/ May 16, 2017
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Customer Story: Rosa M

Rosa Maravilla was a long time green card holder but became nervous after Donald Trump was elected president. She chose FileRight.com to guide her through...

/ May 11, 2017
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Testimonial de Cliente: Rosa Maravilla

Como mucha otra gente Rosa Maravilla dice que estaba nerviosa al entrar un nuevo presidente. Decidió usar FileRight.com para su proceso de naturalización. MARICOPA, AZ...

/ May 3, 2017
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Customer Story: Saad I

See how Saad used FileRight.com to help his children become citizens. SURPRISE, AZ -Saad Ibrahim became an American citizen after serving in the Army. He...

/ May 3, 2017
Time to Obtain Citizenship

Requirements for Citizenship for Five-Year Green Card Holders

If you’ve been a legal permanent resident for five years or longer you may be considering becoming a U.S. citizen through the naturalization process. Here’s...

/ April 28, 2017

Can I Apply for Citizenship with an Expired Green Card?

All permanent residents of the United States are recipients of a green card. These immigrants have the option of continuing to renew their card or...

/ April 12, 2017
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5 Really Important Reasons to Become a U.S. Citizen Right Now

There are lots of reasons to become a U.S. Citizen—whether it’s the right to vote or the ability to bring the family to the US....

/ February 27, 2017
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How Long Does the U.S. Citizenship Process Take?

From getting a green card to taking the U.S. citizenship test and interview, it can take quite a long time to become a U.S. citizen. Currently,...

/ January 30, 2017
Time to Obtain Citizenship

How Long Does the U.S. Citizenship Process Take?

From getting a green card to taking the U.S. citizenship test and interview, it can take quite a long time to become a U.S. citizen. Currently,...

/ January 11, 2017
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Helpful Tips for Filing Form N-400 (Application for Naturalization)

The USCIS Form N-400, application for naturalization, is pretty long. The application form alone is 20 pages and the instructions and requirements provided by USCIS are...

/ December 5, 2016
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How To Become a U.S. Citizen – Naturalization Process Explained

Naturalization is the process of becoming a U.S. citizen for people who were born a citizen of another country. Becoming a citizen through naturalization takes...

/ October 21, 2016
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Become a U.S. Citizen – Make More Money (Here’s Why)

Naturalized US citizens have been shown to earn more money than non-citizen immigrants. But why? Well, there are several reasons. Here are 6 reasons to...

/ July 29, 2016
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How to Request Copy of U.S. Citizenship Certificate

Hold on! Before you apply to become a citizen, have you checked to see if you’re already a citizen? If one of your parents is...

/ September 30, 2015
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How to Apply for Dual Citizenship

When you are ready to start your citizenship application or apply for a certificate certifying your citizenship, you might end up having citizenship from two different countries....

/ September 28, 2015
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How to File Form N-400: Application for Naturalization

If you’re a permanent resident (green card holder) and want to become a citizen of the United States, you may have to file Form N-400,...

/ September 11, 2015
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Debating on Getting Naturalized? Do it for Your Children

Protect Your Children from Deportation Are you a long-time green card holder and still unsure about becoming a U.S. citizen? Are you having a hard...

/ June 2, 2015