USCIS policy memo providing guidance on the model plan for conducting administrative naturalization ceremonies in a meaningful and consistent manner. This guidance became effective on 9/20/11.
This memorandum provides field guidance to all USCIS employees about their responsibilities regarding the priority processing of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, when filed by applicants who will soon loose supplemental Security Income(SSI) benefits because they have reached their eligibility time limit.
WASHINGTON—USCIS will prioritize the processing of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, for certain SSI recipients when the applicant’s:
• SSI benefits will be terminated within 1 year from the date listed on your SSI notice; AND,
• Form N-400 has been pending for 4 months or more from the date of receipt.
The following are instructions for individuals whose SSI benefits are being terminated within 1 year and have applied for OR will apply for citizenship through Form N-400.
USCIS policy memo providing guidance on the eligibility of members of the National Guard to naturalize under INA §329.
I have a question regarding naturalization filing period. I will complete my 5 years in US in June. Can I only file after 5 years or I can submit my documents after 4 years 9 months only.
You are allowed to submit Naturalization application any time after 90 days following the 5th year from your green card approval.
I am US citizen and my wife is here on B-2 visa, her I-94 just expired, applied for extension, denied. Can I file I-130 and 485 for her now and can she wait here for her GC legally without leaving the country?
You can file I-130 and I-485, but she must not travel outside USA until she gets her green card.
USCIS interim memo for comment providing field guidance on the eligibility for members of the National Guard to naturalize under section 329 of the INA. Comments are due 2/10/11. The memo is in effect until further notice.
For detail please check the attachment.
The United States has a long history of welcoming immigrants from all parts of the world. During the last decade, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed more than 6.6 million naturalized citizens into the fabric of our nation. In fiscal year 2010, approximately 676,000 individuals were naturalized