Guidance for Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents

US citizenship may be cherished or scorned. Getting it can be as easy as being born in the US or to US citizen parents--but it's not always that simple--and not everybody wants it.

Similarly, obtaining Lawful Permanent Residence (Greencard) can be difficult to obtain through a painstaking application process, but easily lost through absence.

Whether you are seeking to gain or surrender citizenship or LPR status, here is a review of some of the key elements of each.