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The CLG fixed fee covers all legal services up to the issuance of the certificate of naturalization (U.S. citizenship), regardless of the attorney time spent. The following illustrates the typical legal services undertaken by CLG during the naturalization (U.S. citizenship) process.

Initial Consultation

Fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding your options and explanation of the naturalization (U.S. citizenship) process and timeline.

USCIS Service Center Processing

Information and Document Collection

Online collection of the permanent resident’s biographic information and the relevant documentation required for filing of the application for naturalization (U.S. citizenship).

Information and Document Review

Review of the biographic information and relevant supporting documentation provided by the permanent resident.

Application for Naturalization (U.S. citizenship) Drafting

Drafting of the application for naturalization (U.S. citizenship) and assembly of documentation for the permanent resident’s final review and signature.

Application for Naturalization (U.S. citizenship) Filing

Filing (by courier) of the application for naturalization (U.S. citizenship) and documentation with USCIS Service Center and acceptance of case receipt notices.

Case Monitoring

Monitoring of the case progress using scheduled online status inquiries and automatic email updates provided by the USCIS Service Center to ensure expeditious processing.


Responding promptly to USCIS Service Center requests for evidence; making certain that the application for naturalization (U.S. citizenship) is forwarded in a timely manner to the USCIS District Office (local); and that a naturalization (U.S. citizenship) interview is scheduled.

Status Update and Advice

Providing clients with real time updates of changes in case status as well as advice and response to client questions.

USCIS District Office (Local) Processing

Interview Preparation and Attendance

Preparation of the permanent resident for the naturalization (U.S. citizenship) interview including document review, USCIS District Office protocol, sample interview questions to expect and identification and resolution of potential issues. If the interview is scheduled at the Seattle USCIS District Office, a CLG attorney will attend the interview.

Case Monitoring

Continued monitoring of case progress using direct communication with the USCIS District Office to ensure expeditious approval of the application for naturalization (U.S. citizenship).

How to Retain CLG

Free Consultation

If you are seriously considering the naturalization (U.S. citizenship) process, please schedule a free consultation with a CLG attorney. The consultation consists of fact finding, identification of potential issues, advice regarding options, explanation of the process and timeline and discussion of fees. You may also wish to read “Why CLG?