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Citizenship

Fairfax County Citizenship Lawyer

Whether you consider it the American Dream, or simply a way to secure more stability for yourself and your family, becoming a citizen of the United States is a great opportunity for most people. Attorney Pooja Bhagat is a citizenship lawyer in Fairfax County with extensive experience helping clients through the process. 

Call Bhagat Law Firm at (571) 603-7753 or use our online contact form to request a free consultation. We serve the entire D.C. Metro Area.

The Benefits of Becoming a U.S. Citizen 

The approval of your citizenship application confers many benefits. Those, include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Priority in petitioning family members: Citizens have priority over green card holders when petitioning for family members to come to the United States. 
  • Voting rights: You gain the right to vote in federal elections, thereby having a say in our nation's political landscape.
  • Ability to run for public office: Most public offices require citizenship. As a citizen, you can run for many different positions and participate actively in the governance of your community.
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Five-Star Client Reviews

In Their Own Words

Read through some our recent testimonial and see the difference an experienced and compassionate immigration attorney can make.

    "Thoroughly Recommend"

    Pooja helped me put together a winning case by providing comprehensive guidance, advice, and feedback on each and every aspect of my application.

    - Former Client
    "Helpful and Communicative"
    Pooja was very informative and communicated with us on every step of the way. She did what my previous lawyer couldn't do!
    - Former Client
    "Lucky to Have Her"
    She is so wonderful and dedicated to her job. She is very helpful and patient and always finds an answer for my questions. She is the best!
    - Former Client
    "Excellent and Knowledgable"
    I love that I could always reach her on the phone, and she was always willing to help and go the extra mile. Pooja is reliable and trustworthy.
    - Former Client
    "She is Awesome"
    If you looking for an attorney who gives special attention to your case, look no further. Pooja is excellent!
    - Former Client
    "Great Experience"

    It was clear that she was passionate about her career and always showed a lot of interest in her clients. Best immigration lawyer in Virginia. 

    - Okechi A.
    "The Best Advisor"
    She listened to me and advised me in the right way. I will hire her for my all immigration problems. She has a bright future in her profession.
    - Karamat A.
    "A Pleasure to Work With"
    She is efficient, particular about details, and--the best thing--very approachable and helpful, unlike other attorneys!
    - Former Client

The Requirements to Apply For U.S. Citizenship

Applicants are expected to meet certain basic criteria, including these: 

  • Age: Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • Residency: Applicants should have been legal permanent residents (green card holders) for at least five years. If married to a U.S. citizen, this reduces to three years.
  • Continuous residence: Applicants must not have taken any trips outside of the U.S. that lasted six months or longer during the residency period.
  • Continuous residency in a U.S. State or USCIS District: Applicants must have lived for at least three months in the state or district where they apply.
  • Good moral character: Applicants must show they have good moral character, typically assessed over a five-year window. 
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Pooja Bhagat has over a decade of experience helping clients just like you. Call (571) 603-7753 or fill out the form below to get started.

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    Pooja Bhagat knows that the immigration journey can be stressful; she'll handle your case with empathy and compassion.

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