Genealogy & Naturalization
Can you help me with genealogical research?
Staff in the Downtown Courthouse, Room 200, can help you locate certain older naturalization records.
You may also send an e-mail to: email@example.com . Please include as much information as possible in your request.
You may also contact the:
LaSalle County Genealogy Guild
115 West Glover Street
Ottawa, IL 61350.
General requirements for naturalization include:
a period of continuous residence and physical presence in the United States;
residence in a particular district prior to filing;
an ability to read, write and speak English;
a knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government;
good moral character;
attachment to the principles of the U.S. Constitution; and,
favorable disposition toward the United States.
All naturalization applicants must demonstrate good moral character, attachment, and favorable disposition. The other naturalization requirements may be modified or waived for certain applicants, such as spouses of U.S. citizens. Applicants should review the following materials and carefully read the N-400 application instructions before applying.
The application must be sent to:
P.O. Box 21251
Phoenix, AZ 85036
Follow this link to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website to get the most updated information on Naturalization.