Citizenship and Naturalization

Tafapolsky & Smith offers unique expertise and specialized assistance for clients wishing to apply for, obtain, and retain or recover United States citizenship. Our services include:

Citizenship Services

  • Assistance in proving and documenting claims to U. S. Citizenship:
    • Birth in the United States
    • Birth Abroad
  • Expatriation and Renunciation of United States citizenship
  • Appeals--Recovering and restoration of previously lost citizenship
  • Dual and multiple Nationality issues
  • Assistance in obtaining Certificates of Citizenship from USCIS
  • United States Passports:
    • Assistance in complicated passport application cases
    • Passport entitlement cases
    • Appeals of Passport denial, revocation and cancellation cases
    • Passports for minor children issues.

Naturalization Services

  • Assistance in the naturalization application process:
    • Proving residence and physical presence
    • Establishing Good Moral Character
    • Dealing with implications of arrests and other criminal issues
  • Waivers of the English language requirement and the history and civics test
  • Expedited naturalization for spouses of American citizens employed abroad
  • Appeals of Naturalization denials
  • Assistance in filing N-470-Preserving residence for naturalization
  • Derivative naturalization and expedited citizenship for children born abroad
  • Expert Testimony and Opinions on all of the above Services.
Contact Us 90 New Montgomery Street, 8th Floor,
San Francisco, CA 94105
415.975.9800 | 415.975.9850 fax
555 W. Fifth Street, Suite 4510,
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213.624.7500 | 213.624.7550 fax
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