Veterans day has just passed, and what’s a better way to honor our service members efforts than with over 40 Veterans Day – themed naturalization ceremonies. USCIS will be hosting these ceremonies to show their on-going support for the sacrifices made by military members and their families. During these celebrations, over 7,500 people who were veterans, service members, and military spouses will take the Oath of Allegiance and become our nation’s newest citizens.
Veterans and their families go to great lengths to defend our nation’s rights and liberties, and it is important to recognize these brave men and women and what they have done for this country. The USCIS offers a fast naturalization application process. Overseas processing for military members and has helped over 118,000 service members from 35 foreign countries become U.S. citizens in the last 15 years.
The USCIS also provides the opportunity for certain Filipino World War II veteran family members who are beneficiaries of approved family based immigrant visa petitions to receive a discretionary grant of parole on a case-by-case basis, this way they may come to the U.S. as they wait for immigrant visas to become available.
If you or a family member is a veteran and would like to know if you are eligible for the naturalization application process, you should speak with an experienced immigration attorney today to answer any questions you may have about the process.
John Sesini is an experienced immigration attorney with offices in Green Bay and Milwaukee Wisconsin. If you have any questions regarding these matters, please contact the Sesini Law Group, S.C. and obtain your initial consultation.