Louisiana Naturalization And Citizenship Attorney

Lawful permanent residents (people with green cards) can apply for citizenship through naturalization proceedings. You must meet certain requirements to qualify for citizenship, and some of these requirements can seem confusing. The Immigration Law Firm of New Orleans dedicates our time to helping you with the naturalization and citizenship process in a seamless and efficient manner.

Michael Gahagan, our experienced naturalization and citizenship lawyer, will work directly with you. He will talk to you about your current situation and inform you about your rights and options for obtaining citizenship. Contact us online or call 504-931-5355 for a consultation.

Qualifications for Obtaining United States Citizenship

  • If you are married to a U.S. citizen, you must have had permanent residency for three years. If you are not married to a U.S. citizen, you must have had permanent residency for five years.
  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must have made the U.S. your country of residence while you were a permanent resident.
  • You must have good character.
  • You must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • You must know U.S. history and government.
  • You must be able to say the pledge of allegiance and accept the principles of the U.S. Constitution.

Is Your Citizen Application Being Delayed? Has It Been Denied?

Mr. Gahagan understands the process of helping clients obtain citizenship through the naturalization process. He is also knowledgeable about the holdups that can occur and the options to solve the delay. If your case is being held up by USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services), or if you have been denied citizenship, talk to our attorney about federal litigation options.

At The Immigration Law Firm of New Orleans, our attorney understands firsthand how frustrating the immigration system can be. He works tirelessly to ensure his clients receive quality legal help. We answer our phones and promptly return calls if we are not available to answer the phone immediately. We are available to our clients and will work with them to help find the answers and results they need. If you have questions or concerns regarding naturalization and citizenship, schedule an appointment with attorney Michael Gahagan by calling us at 504-931-5355 or contacting us online.