When I realized that my visa was about to expire in a few months, I wanted to do everything that I could to stay in the country. To start the process of becoming a legal US citizen, I decided to meet with an immigration attorney who had an innate understanding of the paperwork and processes. It was difficult to embark on such an arduous journey, but I knew that it would be worth it. After taking the time to do things the right way, I was finally granted citizenship, and it felt great. Check out this blog for great information on becoming a citizen.