How to Pass a US Citizenship Test


Obtaining Citizenship in the United States

US Citizenship Test

An individual of a different nationality will go through a US green card application for various reasons. After all, getting an immigrant visa and becoming a lawful permanent resident has its perks. However, most of the time, the immigration process of applying for a green card comes with an end goal in mind: obtaining citizenship in the United States.

Regardless of your current immigration status, legal advice is necessary to not get overwhelmed with the various immigration forms and supporting documents required. Knowledgeable New Jersey immigration attorneys can help you process immigrant visas, get a green card, and apply for citizenship.

What this article will focus on are the following:

Obtaining a Green Card and Starting Your Citizenship Journey

Under relevant US immigration laws, becoming a green card holder comes with several benefits, rights, and responsibilities. Green cards, which are also proof of one’s residency status, are issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS office). This government agency is in charge of processing the application for legal permanent resident status.

A reliable New Jersey immigration attorney can provide legal help as you fill out relevant USCIS forms and other related paperwork. One may get a green card through marriage, while an advanced degree professional may apply through the national interest waiver. Meanwhile, an alien investor setting up a commercial enterprise may try immigrating through an investor visa. There are other ways of becoming a legal permanent resident of the United States, and this is where a knowledgeable local attorney can help.

A permanent resident card signifies that a foreign national has lawful permanent resident status. Remember that the ‘conditions’ of a conditional green card must be petitioned to be removed. Additionally, because a legal permanent resident card has a validity of ten years, it must be renewed by the card holder six months before expiration.

Preparing to Become A Citizen of the United States

Proceeding with a citizenship application is not easy, but it is something that many people persevere with. An individual who became a citizen gets actual permanent residency and the right to vote in elections. After becoming a citizen of the United States, you can petition for a family member under family-based immigration. Here, the processing of immigrant visas of certain relatives or family members who reside in your home country is generally easier.

A foreigner applying for citizenship in the United States must first meet several citizenship requirements. These citizenship requirements are:

  • A minimum of five years of lawful permanent residence
  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • Has good moral character 
  • You need to be willing to take an Oath of Allegiance 

Greenville immigration attorneys can explain other requirements that you should be aware of.

Aside from submitting forms and supporting documents to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, a foreign national eligible for citizenship must also prepare for other things. Aspiring citizens of the United States should be aware of how crucial the immigration interview is. Get immigration assistance from the best lawyers to make sure you are fully prepared for this. Additionally, if you want to increase your chances of getting a hold of those citizenship papers, you must also prepare carefully for your citizenship test.

Taking the US Citizenship Test

Becoming a citizen of the US is a lot more complicated than it seems. Remember that gaining citizenship is never guaranteed, and denial is always a possibility. As such, immigrants who wish to gain citizenship must prepare well for the citizen’s test.

An aspiring US citizen going through the naturalization process must pass a two-part test. The first component, an English test, will assess the ability of the foreign national to read, write, and speak the language. The second component is a civics test that will evaluate the applicant’s US history and government knowledge.

All applicants must take both components of the exam, except for a very few who may be exempted because of age, medical condition, or time as a green card holder. The test often takes place the same day as the interview, and an applicant has two chances to take and pass the test.

Given lengthy USCIS processing times, it is helpful to seek legal assistance from someone who knows the ins and out of immigration policy. They will help you with your citizenship application, prepare for the citizenship test, and navigate the tedious legal process minus the stress.

For questions on the green card process, lawful permanent residence, consular processing, adjustment of status, or removal of conditions, give our New Jersey immigration law firm a call. Contact us at Andres Mejer Law and consult with a reliable New Jersey immigration lawyer who will look closely into your case.

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