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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been directed by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to implement several changes to make it easier for the 8 million Lawful Permanent Residents to obtain citizenship. The changes include allowing residents to pay the naturalization and biometrics fees with a credit card. In addition, USCIS is directed to study the possibility of providing a partial waiver that would cover at least half the fees for low income residents. This is in addition to the full waiver for residents whose income is no greater than 150% of the federal poverty level that already exists.

If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen you should contact our office today. All cases are unique so you should schedule a low-cost consultation to meet with a licensed attorney to discuss your case.

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David Walters
David Walters
David E. Walters practices immigration law in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been licensed to practice law in California since 1998 and Nevada since 1999. He is also admitted to practice before the District Court of Nevada, Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice. He teaches immigration in the Hispanic Citizens’ Academy for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Mr. Walters graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, CA in 1998. During law school, he was a member of the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society and the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal. David is married to Isabel Walters, an immigrant from Ecuador who is now a U.S. citizen. They have two children.

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