USCIS, Nov. 19, 2021 - Demonstrating Eligibility for Modification under Section 337 of the Immigration and Nationality Act
"During the naturalization interview, an applicant signs the naturalization application to acknowledge the applicant’s...
USCIS, Nov. 12, 2021
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to provide clarifications regarding certain naturalization applications filed by current or former members of the U.S...
Melara v. Mayorkas
"Matter of Zhang, 27 I&N Dec. 569 (BIA 2019) is not entitled to deference by this Court because it is a dramatic break with past agency interpretation, is in conflict with the Department of State’s current interpretation...
Donald Kerwin, Robert Warren, Charles Wheeler, June 2, 2021
"This paper proposes that the United States treat naturalization not as the culmination of a long and uncertain individual process, but as an organizing principle of the US immigration...
USCIS, July 2, 2021
"Today the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released the Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization (PDF, 3.77 MB) , a whole-of-government approach to breaking down barriers...
USA v. Vasquez
"Arnoldo Antonio Vasquez, a former Salvadorian military officer, is now a naturalized American citizen. Based on his role in extrajudicial killings and a subsequent cover-up occurring during armed conflict in El Salvador, the government...
USCIS, May 27, 2021
"Policy Highlights • Clarifies that USCIS will not penalize an applicant who unknowingly or unwilfully registers to vote. • Clarifies that USCIS does not consider an applicant to have unlawfully registered to vote...
USCIS, May 25, 2021
"Policy Highlights • Specifies that applicants engaged outside the United States in a qualifying religious vocation provided under INA 317 must file an Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes (Form...
USCIS, May 28, 2021
"Policy Highlights • Clarifies that naturalization interviews for veterans (non-current members of the U.S. armed forces) residing outside the United States must take place in the United States, but USCIS may, in its discretion...
USCIS Policy Alert, Feb. 22, 2021 - Revising Guidance on Naturalization Civics Educational Requirement
USCIS E-Mail, Feb. 22, 2021 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today it is reverting to the 2008 version of the naturalization...
Simon Romero, Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Dec. 3, 2020
"The Trump administration is rolling out sweeping changes to the test immigrants must take to become United States citizens, injecting hints of conservative philosophy and making the test...
USCIS, Dec. 4, 2020
• Provides that a properly completed Form N-648 includes dates of diagnosis and when the disability or impairment(s) began; description of severity of each disability or impairment; and description...
Cyrus Mehta, Nov. 29, 2020
"On November 18, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated policy guidance to clarify the circumstances when the agency would find applicants ineligible for naturalization because they were not lawfully...
USCIS Policy Alert, Nov. 18, 2020 - Prerequisite of Lawful Admission for Permanent Residence under All Applicable Provisions for Purposes of Naturalization
See Nov. 18, 2020 changes to:
- Vol. 12, Part B, Chap. 4 - Results of the Naturalization Examination...
USCIS, Nov. 13, 2020
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today plans to implement a revised version of the naturalization civics test. The agency first announced plans to revise the civics test in July 2019 .
USCIS revised the...