There are citizenship options available to individuals who have parents or grandparents who are or were U.S. citizens. At Petty & Stewart, PLLC, we learn the details of your birth and heritage to determine your citizenship. Our highly knowledgeable team is equipped to quickly find facts that work to your favor.
United States Citizenship Lawyers Serving Fort Worth
Many people are U.S. citizens without even knowing it. If you were born outside the U.S. and one or both of your parents were U.S. citizens when you were born, you may have derived citizenship through the parent or parents. There are additional requirements depending upon your parent's presence in the United States and the time of your parent's marriage. Some individuals may even claim citizenship through a grandparent.
Am I A Citizen?
Since February 27, 2001, certain individuals who immigrated to the U.S. on permanent visas and who resided with a citizen parent prior to their eighteenth birthday may also have automatically acquired citizenship. The child:
- Must be under 18 years of age
- Must have at least one parent who is a US citizen.
- Must reside permanently in the United States in the legal and physical custody of the U.S. citizen parent.
- Must have been admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident.
Dallas Child Citizenship Attorneys
This process can be highly complex, requiring knowledgeable guidance and direction. We provide personalized and experienced representation through this process, ensuring that all details are accounted for.
To arrange an initial consultation to discuss your situation, please contact our Texas firm today at 214-905-1420.