If you are weighing your options and have the desire to become a U.S. citizen, there is no better time than now to begin pursuing that dream. At Francis Law Center, we are committed to helping people in Illinois realize the many incredible benefits of becoming a citizen of the United States as we help guide them through the process. 

While the path to citizenship may seem overwhelming at first, your efforts to understand the process and to set realistic goals for yourself can help you to achieve your vision as quickly as possible. Along the way, you will need to demonstrate that you respect the country and are an honorable person who will make a positive impact in your community. Being involved in opportunities to learn about where you live is another valuable way for you to gain insight into what can be done to achieve your goals of citizenship. 

According to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, there are many exciting benefits that you can enjoy once you become a U.S. citizen. These include the following:

  • The right to carry a U.S. passport with you. 
  • The pride of being an American citizen and being able to show your patriotism.
  • The ability to help bring other family members to the country and give them protection as they seek asylum.
  • The chance to participate in leadership positions on both a community and government level. 
  • The privilege of voting. 

When you are familiar with the benefits of getting citizenship in the United States, you may feel even more motivated to begin working toward that goal. For more information about becoming a citizen, visit our web page.