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Copying a Naturalization Certificate

Hi, I recently obtained US citizenship through your firm and got my naturalization certificate. I see that on hte certificate it says that I cannot copy it. But I want to bring my parents to the US and I know that they’ll need copies. Wha to do? While the naturalization certificate does state that it is unlawful to […]

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 7:45 pm by Immigration Lawyer Peter Messersmith · Permalink · Leave a comment
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From Visa Waiver to US Citizenship

Hi, my girlfriend entered the U.S on a visa waiver program. We plan to get married now and I’m a US citizen. Can she get her citizenship automatically by marring me? Unfortunately, there is nothing automatic involving immigration. While we should be able to assist the both of you, she will not be able to obtain citizenship immediately. You […]