Citizenship Law

The application and interview process for U.S. citizenship is lengthy and time consuming. Additionally the procedural rules are extremely strict. The Law Offices of Patrick C. McGuinness can help you through the very detailed requirements and make your application process move smoothly.

We can help you preprare for the interview and collect all the required documentations for the application.

To apply for U.S. citizenship a person must meet many factors, such as:

Contact us to schedule a consultation at our law office in Plainfield, New Jersey. For your convenience, we will meet with you during evenings and Saturdays by appointment.

The Law Offices of Patrick C. McGuinness, LLC

120W 7th St
Suite 212
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-490-0909

 

 

Immigration Law

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Removal Proceedings

The Government routinely seeks to place aliens, even lawfully admitted as permanent residents, into removal proceedings. Removal proceedings is the process the United States Government uses to deport you from the United States.

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Employment Immigration

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Citizenship Law

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Investor Immigration

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UVISA Vawa

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SI Juvenile

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Political Asylum

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