Passaic Citizenship Lawyers

Find the right Citizenship attorney in Passaic, NJ

U.S. citizenship can be received in a number of ways for inhabitants of Passaic, New Jersey. If you were born in the United States and your birth was registered with the proper authorities, you are a citizen of the United States. This is by far the most common means of becoming an United States citizen.

Passaic Lawyers Who Specialize in the Citizenship Process Can Help

People not born in New Jersey, or any other state within the Union can apply for Citizenship through the process of naturalization. This generally means fulfilling a list of requirements in order to become a citizen. These requirements vary depending on the applicant. Generally, everyone must be a legal permanent resident, reside in the country for a certain period of time, pass a test on U.S. history and law, and maintain good moral character.

Passaic Citizenship Attorneys will Advise You With the Documentation

Authorities may deny citizenship status due to outstanding removal or deportation orders. The path toward citizenship can be a complicated one. Passaic, New Jersey Citizenship Lawyers can guide you through the puzzle towards your naturalization.

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Life in Passaic

Passaic, New Jersey is a city in Passaic County. As of a 2008 Census estimate, its population is just under 67,000 people.

The city of Passaic can trace its origins to a Dutch settlement established in 1679, on the Passaic River. "Passaic" comes from the Lenape word pahsayèk, which means "valley." The 19th Century saw a great deal of industrial growth, becoming a center for the textile industry. Passaic is sometimes called the "birthplace of television" because, while the TV was not invented there, it is the site of the first permanent TV station designed to broadcast to consumers. It began transmission in 1931.

Currently, portions of Passaic are designated by the state of New Jersey as "urban enterprise zones." This is part of a state program to promote entrepreneurship and economic growth by targeting areas underserved by businesses providing basic services, and encouraging them to set up shop there through reduced sales taxes (3 1/2% as opposed the statewide rate of 7%), and tax credits for hiring new employees.

If you live in Passaic, New Jersey, and need an attorney, chances are good that you'll be able to find one. Thanks to its size, diversity, and proximity to the large city of Newark, there is a significant legal community there. The chances are good that a Passaic, New Jersey lawyer can help you with whatever legal issues you might face.

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