Adjustment Of Status Delayed. What Can Be Done?

You can wait and wait and wait or take an action. Despite revised National Security Adjudication and Reporting Requirements Memo to approve adjustment of status cases pending for more than 180 days, still there are many cases pending for years without adjudication. For those who are ready to take more aggressive steps, litigation will be relevant in the adjustment context. Our office has successfully represented individuals waiting for years for an adjustment. There is never 100% guarantee in immigration cases but majority of cases were concluded with a desired result within 60-120 days from filing a complaint.

How to become a U.S. Citizen?

Citizenship & Naturalization

You may acquire citizenship in one of the two ways:

  • By Birth
  • By Naturalization.

Naturalization is a process where an applicant demonstrates that he/she fulfills the requirement established by Congress in the Immigration and Naturalization Act. The requirements are:

  • An applicant must be at least 18 years old;
  • An applicant physically continuously resided in the United States for a certain time period. 5 years of a legal permanent residence in the United States or 3 years of a legal permanent residence if one has been married and living with the same to U.S. Citizen;
  • An applicant must have lived for at least 3 months within the particular USCIS district prior to his filing for Naturalization.
  • An applicant must demonstrate his ability to write, read and speak English and his knowledge of U.S. history and government;
  • An applicant must have a good moral character; have attachment to the principles of the U.S Constitution and favorable disposition toward the United States.