naturalization eligibility

  1. petewonders

    What category of eligibility do I apply for N400?

    I received my Green card back in Feb 2017 when by mom married my stepdad and I was entered into the paperwork before I turned 18. Now I want to apply for naturalization, but on the USCIS site there are few choices and I'm not sure which one I fall under. I know it has to be either: 1) 18...
  2. P

    Does Law firm offices in Hongkong qualify for N-470?

    Hi all, I am looking to accept an offer to work in the HongKong office of a US law firm headquartered in NY. I'd like to retain my naturalization eligibility through N-470. The N-470 is only eligible for persons working for [among other categories]: An American firm or corporation (or a...
  3. L

    Naturalization with Several absences for less than 6 months each

    Hi all, thank you very much for this space to ask questions. The case: I got my GC in July 2014 while I was working in the UK. I was working in the UK since January 2014 when I received my GCard. I was working in the UK sent as an expat by my US company. The issue: Since I received my GCard...
  4. J

    Hiring a legal representative/lawyer for naturalization

    What are some possible benefits of having/hiring legal representative/lawyer for naturalization? (N-400) All I could think of is that 1. The applicant does not fluently speak English; need help during the interview/filing process. 2. The applicant does not want to file themselves. I am...
  5. D

    N-400 chances with firearm convictions

    Hi, In September of 2012 I was found guilty of one firearm offense that resulted in three convictions as follows: 1. Attempted Carry Pistol Outside Home/ Business 2. Possession of Unregistered Firearm 3. Unlawful Possession of Ammunition All misdemeanors. The firearm was in my car, and was...
  6. F

    N400 application and a 240(A)

    I am looking to apply for Naturalization, but will have to answer question 34 as "YES" for once having received an order of deportation. We were eventually given a 240(A), but I am not clear how to discuss this on the application. Is there any guidance for this anywhere? How to present? Is it...
  7. F

    Derived citizenship trough grandparents.

    Hello: Greetings from Venezuela Excuse me if I bother you, but I have a question about a derived citizenship that maybe you could answer me. My grandfather was born in West Indies in 1890 and fought in the WWI. He got the American citizenship on 1921. Actually I´m 48 years old (Venezuelan...
  8. S

    Naturalization eligibility if having trips of more than six months

    Hello everyone, I have some questions to ask here, I hope some of you could help me here. I am a U.S resident since 2010. In 2011 and 2012 I was student in Canada, and I had several short returns to U.S (two days and less) just not to loose my Green card. However one of my stays in Canada took 6...
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