Oakland Citizenship Lawyers

Find the right Citizenship attorney in Oakland, CA

There are a variety of ways to receive citizenship in the United States in order to legally work and live in Oakland, California. The 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution grants citizenship to those born in the U.S. or its territories, provided the birth is registered with the relevant authorities.

Oakland Citizenship Lawyers Understand the Naturalization Process

Everyone that was not born in California, or any other state within the Union can apply for Citizenship through the process of naturalization. Although naturalization procedures vary according to each applicant's circumstances, in general, one must qualify as a legal permanent resident, live in the U.S. for a specified time, successfully complete a U.S. law and history exam, and exhibit good moral character.

Oakland Attorneys Have Experience With the Citizenship Documentation

Criminal convictions such as violent felonies or outstanding removal orders can be grounds for a denial of citizenship. Acquiring your citizenship is too important to attempt without help. Oakland, California Lawyers can answer any questions you may have about the naturalization process.

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Life in Oakland

Oakland is a San Francisco Bay Area city and major West Coast port. During the 1940s the Port of Oakland provided a bustling war industry that attracted many residents from the Deep South who were looking for work. Oakland home to seven major companies who are also major local employers: Kaiser Permanente, Clorox, Dreyer's, Cost Plus, Ask.com, and Pandora Radio to name a few. Oakland is also home to the Oakland International Airport, a major United States Postal Service center, FedEx, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and Southwest Airline who each employ over 4,000 employees. Some San Francisco and Silicon Valley professionals opt to live in Oakland because the cost of living is much lower and BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) options make it cheap to commute. Drivers use the Bay Bridge for nearest access to the peninsula.

Oakland is one of the most Diverse Alameda County cities with annual parades and celebrations. Some of that diversity can be attributed to the major universities and colleges in Oakland. California College of the Arts, Mills college, Holy Names University, Patten University, and University of California Berkeley all have installations in Oakland. Historic attractions like Jack London Square, Oakland Zoo, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park, the USS Potomac (President Roosevelt's Yacht), and the famous Fox Theater draw visitors from near and far.

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