Lawyers.com Answers: What are the steps to becoming a U.S. citizen?

If you have a green card and want to become a U.S. citizen, you must typically complete the naturalization process. You need to complete Form N-400 and submit it along with passport-style photos and other documentation to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, also known as USCIS. Immigration authorities usually conduct a background check along with an interview. A qualified immigration attorney can answer your questions about the process of becoming a citizen.