Am I a United States citizen?

You are a United States citizen if: You were born in the United States or one of its territories (such as Puerto Rico); You were born abroad, both your parents were US citizens at the time of your birth, and at least one of them has lived in the United States before your birth; For persons born after November 14, …

What are the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship?

You have the right to vote in federal, state, and local elections. You can obtain a US passport and have freedom to travel outside of the United States. You can serve on a jury. You will become eligible for certain jobs in the federal government that require citizenship. If you have questions about your immigration status or the naturalization process, …

Watch Out

Immigration consultant fraud occurs when an individual without authority either as a licensed attorney or as a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited non-lawyer representative offers to provide services related to procuring an immigration benefit for an individual, family, or business. These individuals call themselves “notarios,” “notario publicos,” “visa consultants,” “immigration consultants,” “licensiados,” and other terms in other languages. They take …