Immigration & Naturalization

Immigration & Naturalization

International Passport & Visa has been providing immigration and naturalization in Beverly Hills since 1980.

Primary Rule of Citizenship of United States – Jus soli, Jus sanguine

Jus soli – Citizenship by Birth in the Country – All persons born in the United States are citizens (with some exceptions).

Jus sanguine – Citizenship by Birth outside the Country – Children born outside the U.S. to citizen parents are U.S. citizens, with certain restrictions.

U.S. Policy on Dual Citizenship

U.S. government recognizes that dual citizenship exists, but does not endorse it as a matter of policy because of the problems it may cause.

The Certificate of U.S. Citizenship

(Form N-560 or N-561) CUSC is a document issued by the U.S. Government as proof of U.S. citizenship for individuals born to us citizen parents outside of U.S. and to those born overseas and residing in the United States and at least one of the parents became naturalized when the individual was under 18 years of age and met the special conditions of law.

The Certificate of U.S. Naturalization

(Form N-550 or N-570) CUSC is a document issued by the US Government as proof of a person having obtained US citizenship through naturalization, which is the legal process of obtaining a new nationality.

The Certificate of US Naturalization has been issued since October 1, 1991 by the USCIS, and on or before September 30, 1991 it was issued by the Federal Courts and particular State Courts.

The United States Certificate of Naturalization is proof of an individual’s U.S. citizenship through naturalization.

  • 18 years of age
  • Lawful permanent resident (LPR)
  • Resided continuously as a LPR for at least 5 years prior to application (with no single absence from the U.S. for more than 1 year)
  • Physical presence in the U.S. for at least 30 months of the 5 years prior to application
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government
  • Good moral character
  • Attachment to the principles of the constitution
  • Favorable disposition toward the United States
INS FeeForm/Document
$0.00Form AR-11 Change of Address
$290.00Form I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
$80.00Form I-90 Biometrics Fee
$320.00Form I-120 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document
$320.00Form I-129 Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker
$455.00Form I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)
$355.00 Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative
$305.00 Form I-131 Application for Travel Document
$0.00 Form I-134 Affidavit of Support (Invitation)
$930.00Form I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence/Adjust Status
$80.00Form I-485 Biometrics Fee
$1,000.00Form I-485 Supplement A
$300.00Form I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status
$1,410.00 Form I-698 Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident
$80.00Form I-698 Biometric Fee
$0.00Form I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition
$465.00Form I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence
$80.00Form I-751 Biometric Fee
$340.00Form I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application/Petition
$70.00Form I-864 Affidavit of Support
$0.00Form I-864A Contract Between Sponsor & Household Member
$70.00Form I-864EZ Affidavit of Support
$0.00Form I-865 Sponsor's Change of Address Notice
$595.00 Form N-400 Application for Naturalization
$80.00Form N-400 Biometrics Fee
$380.00Form N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document
$460.00Form N-600 Application for Certificate of Citizenship
$420.00Form N-600 on behalf of an adopted minor child