If you have a family member applying for citizenship in the US, you are well acquainted with the stress and emotional draining process that can ensue. There are so many forms to fill out, deadlines and legal jargon to understand. It is quite an undertaking to apply for citizenship. However, it certainly is not impossible, even with the heated political environment that our country is currently undergoing. If you are trying to help you or family member to apply, we have some tips for you to make the process much easier.
Turn to an Immigration Attorney
While it is possible to apply for citizenship on your own, turning to an immigration attorney will make the process so much easier, and less stressful. Not only will they ensure that all of your paperwork is filled out and filed correctly, but they will walk you and your family member that is applying for citizenship through the process. They will even take care of this in Spanish, if need be. finding an attorney that is a specialist in Immigration is your best bet. They will be well-versed in the current laws and regulations governing immigration. They will be up to date and well-informed. They will more than likely be passionate about the cases they handle as well.
Provide Emotional Support
When you turn to an attorney for applying for citizenship, it frees up your time and energy to provide the emotional support your family member needs. It is probably fair to say that you are no expert in immigration law. In order for you to help your family member you have to conduct a wide range of research. You’d probably have to spend a great deal of time reading over the documents and ensuring everything is filled out correctly. However, when you do decide to rely on the lawyer for these actions, your time can be spent with your family member. It is no easy task to be an immigrant in America with our current political controversy going on. Watching families torn apart on the news and people being sent away by the thousands can be heart-wrenching and stressful when you are living in America as an immigrant. The best thing you can do for your family member is provide the reassurance an emotional support they need.
Contact an Attorney for Applying for Citizenship
Cynthia R. Lopez, P.C. is a dedicated and passionate immigration attorney in El Paso. If you want a lawyer that is well-informed, up-to-date with current laws and regulation and ready to provide strong and compassionate counsel, contact us today.