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Citizenship & Naturalization

Dallas Citizenship & Naturalization Lawyers

Compassionate & Personalized Care

The benefits of becoming a citizen of the United States are widely recognized throughout the world. At The Law Office of Scott Mackenzie, we are committed to helping as many people as we can to come to America to fulfill their dreams.

If you are seeking to become a U.S. citizen, let our Dallas citizenship attorneys help guide you through the process. We can help ensure that all of your paperwork is filed correctly and be there to help you with any complications that may arise.

Call The Law Office of Scott Mackenzie at (469) 619-2298 now to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced immigration lawyers.

Citizenship through Naturalization

Naturalization is the process by which citizenship is given to foreign citizens or nationals who have fulfilled the requirements set by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

The general requirements for naturalization include:

  • Good moral character
  • An ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government
  • Residence in a particular USCIS district prior to filing
  • A period of continuous residence and physical presence in the U.S.
  • Favorable disposition toward the United States
  • Attachment to the principles of the U.S. Constitution

Becoming a U.S. citizen offers many more benefits than having a green card. As a naturalized citizen, you will be able to stay in the country as long as you like. You will have the same civil rights and privileges as all other U.S. citizens.

Becoming a citizen offers many other advantages, including:

  • The right to vote
  • Access to jobs and social services not available to non-citizens
  • Strong and permanent protections against deportation
  • Overall peace of mind
  • The ability to run for public office
  • Eligibility for federal employment and benefits
  • Being able to sponsor your family for green cards
  • Becoming eligible for university scholarships or government grants
  • Benefitting from U.S. tax laws
  • Ability to take long trips outside the United States
  • Becoming a U.S. passport holder

Let Our Dedicated Legal Team Help You on Your Journey

There are numerous steps involved in applying for U.S. citizenship. Turn to The Law Office of Scott Mackenzie to lead you through the process of naturalization. Our Dallas naturalization attorneys can help you file your application for naturalization and make sure that you are adequately prepared for your interview and citizenship test.

For reliable advice and counsel from attorneys you can trust, call (469) 619-2298 today.

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  • Scott prevailed for us, and we settled for $500,000.

    “He is a gifted and resourceful Attorney, and if I ever need a great lawyer again, I will be calling him.”


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    “He is a tough, tenacious pit-bull that doesn't let go of his bite until the offending party surrenders.”


  • Kavitha is a highly knowledgeable professional and dedicated attorney

    “(Kavitha) continuously guided on each and every aspect during naturalization process for my family.”


  • She makes sure justice is done to anyone who approaches her.

    “She guides very well and is very professional.”


  • Mr. Mackenzie is a lawyer with outstanding skills in being a trustworthy lawyer and as a person.

    “Mr. Mackenzie is a lawyer with outstanding skills in being a trustworthy lawyer and as a person. I have very good confidence in any future situations with life and he will be the first person I call. He handled 2 cases for me back to back and everything went smoothly as planned. He will fight for you and put in countless hours towards what you have going on. He has a lifetime referral from me.”

    Hector Flores