Cuevas, Garcia & Torres, P.A.
contact Our Firm Today
Toll free – 877-801-4135

Miami – 305-461-9500

Orlando – 407-992-2251

Florida immigrants sometimes carry dual citizenship

When someone emigrates from another country of origin to live in the United States, he or she may have certain goals in mind. For instance, some people arrive in the U.S. in the hope of starting their own businesses, while others come here to study in a college or university. There are also many immigrants who begin their lives in Florida or another state by marrying a U.S. citizen. Regardless of the particular details of an individual journey, the ultimate goal for tens of thousands of immigrants is to attain citizenship.  

As with most U.S. immigration processes, there are factors of eligibility and other prerequisites that must be satisfied before a person can apply to become a U.S. citizen. Some people do not wish to denounce their citizenship from their countries of origin. Anyone reading this who falls under that particular category will be glad to know that it may indeed be possible to obtain dual citizenship because it is permitted in the United States.   

Just because the U.S. government allows people to retain a prior citizenship when filing an application for the same in this country, it doesn't mean the country of origin will have the same rules. That's why it's critical that any man or woman wishing to be a citizen of two nations first research the laws of both nations regarding the matter. If someone becomes a U.S. citizen and is still a citizen of another country as well, he or she must always use a U.S. passport when exiting or entering the United States.  

Complications sometimes arise when a person applies for U.S. citizenship. This can delay or perhaps even permanently impede the process. To avoid problems and seek support for help in overcoming any obstacles that arise, Florida immigrants hoping to become U.S. citizens may wish to rely on experienced legal representation. 

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
The Florida Bar | 1950 American Bar Association DADE County Bar Association | 1916 Orange County Bar Association Coral Gables Bar Association American Immigration Lawyer Association

Contact Us Today. Call 877-801-4135 or complete this form to schedule a consultation with our legal experts.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Offices Conveniently Located in Miami And Orlando
Google+ Facebook

Miami Dadeland Office
7300 North Kendall Drive
Suite 680
Miami, FL 33156

Toll Free: 877-801-4135
Phone: 305-461-9500
Fax: 786-362-7127
Map & Directions

Midtown Miami Office
3401 North Miami Avenue
Suite 209
Miami, FL 33127

Toll Free: 877-801-4135
Phone: 305-461-9500
Fax: 786-362-7127
Map & Directions

Orlando Office
801 North Magnolia Avenue
Suite 221
Orlando, FL 32803

Toll Free: 877-801-4135
Fax: 786-362-7127
Map & Directions

Email This Office