Naturalization & Citizenship

Naturalization & Citizenship Attorney

Help to Become a United States Citizen - (408) 780-1684

Living in the United States as a temporary resident, permanent resident, refugee, or any other category of non-citizen may be only the beginning of your time here. After spending the requisite number of years here, you may wish to pursue citizenship and all of its benefits and officially become an American. An experienced attorney can help you successfully navigate the grueling legal process. You will not find a more dedicated attorney than Timothy D. Widman. Mr. Widman's legal experience is coupled with a work ethic that doesn't stop until your case is resolved.

Why Choose Our San Jose Immigration Attorney?

  • 20+ Years of Experience
  • Perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • One-on-One Legal Service
  • Careful & Effective Advocacy
  • Highly Recommended by Former Clients
  • Devoted Exclusively to Immigration Law

Don't face this complex process alone! Call Attorney Timothy Widman's office at (408) 780-1684 today to schedule a consultation.


Pursuing Citizenship in Northern California

Our San Jose immigration Attorney Widman has served many clients in your exact situation, and he is more than prepared to help you do everything possible to work toward becoming a citizen of the United States. Our team knows how daunting and complicated the immigration process can get, and we aim to do everything in our power to make it easier for you. With our experienced legal counsel and careful attention to detail on your side, you will have a decided advantage in the process of applying for U.S. citizenship.

There are a few qualifications you must meet in order to begin the naturalization process:

  • You must have lived in the United States continually for at least 5 years and been physically present during the majority of that time (except in special circumstances allowing naturalization after only 3 years of continuous residence)
  • You must be 18 years of age or older
  • You must demonstrate the ability to speak, read, and write in English
  • You must pass an exam on United States history and government
  • You must take what is known as an “oath of allegiance”
  • You must provide evidence that you are a person of good moral character

Get Trusted Legal Help for Each Step

Since being admitted to the California Bar in 1997, Attorney Widman has filed literally thousands of immigration petitions and applications for corporate and individual clients in business immigration, family immigration, and citizenship matters. He has an A+ rating with the BBB® and he is actively involved in several different memberships, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Santa Clara County Bar Association.

Call (408) 780-1684 to speak to a member of our team or contact us online to schedule your consultation today.

Clients Tell their Stories

  • He guides you through everything and makes everything straightforward [as to] what is needed and what is required.

    “Excellent service [,] he'll help you [from] day one all the way until your case is complete. He guides you through everything and makes everything straightforward [as to] what is needed and what is ...”

  • I honestly could not have done it without you. I appreciate the time you gave me.

    “Where do I begin?! THANK YOU!!! Thank you so much for all your advice and assistance. I am not sure if you realize how much you helped me during the months of November-January. I honestly could not ...”

  • I very much appreciate your guidance as does everyone in the office.

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  • Thanks to Mr. Widman I now have the opportunity to do the things I could not have done before and I am very excited about that.

    “I found Mr. Widman through a website that had many other lawyers around my area. I decided to contact him because he had excellent reviews. I was applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...”

  • We thank our lucky stars that we had this attorney to work with and to guide us through the intimidating process of adjustment to permanent residency.

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Results that Speak for Themselves

  • Contributed numerous hours of pro bono services to local, community-based organizations
  • Persuaded U.S. Department of State to withdraw its finding of inadmissibility
  • Persuaded USCIS to retract notice of rescission of adjustment of status and to approve related citizenship application
  • Secured certification of helpfulness to law enforcement for U visa petitioner
  • Secured multiple grants of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Secured post-conviction relief in state court which became basis for successfully terminating removal proceedings.
  • Successfully moved to reopen (Form I-290B) USCIS denial of application of Form I-485
  • Successfully obtained approval of employment-based adjustment of status application under AC21
  • Successfully obtained H-1B petition approval for change of employer and extension of status under AC21
  • Successfully obtained I-601 waivers of inadmissibility
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