United States citizenship entitles the holder some very important rights and privileges as well as equally important duties and responsibilities. U.S. citizenship can be acquired in a number of ways like being born in the United States, being born to a U.S. citizen parent living abroad, or becoming a U.S. citizen though a process known as naturalization.

Some people who are U.S. citizens do not even know that they already are U.S. citizens. While others who are not U.S. citizens sometimes make the mistake of assuming they are U.S. citizens. People very often think that they are U.S. citizens because they have lived in the U.S. since they were very young, or because they are married to a U.S. citizen, or because their children are U.S. citizens and many other reasons.

If you are unsure about whether or not you are a U.S. citizen then what you don’t know could hurt you. Please review this section, and If you have any questions please contact us online for a free consultation or call 412-254-8700 in Pittsburgh or 215-982-2381 in Philadelphia to speak to one of our experienced immigration attorneys. We will be glad to discuss all possible options that may be available to bring your loved ones to the U.S.