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Immigration Law

USCIS Policy Alert, Dec. 4, 2020: Properly Completed Medical Certification For Disability Exception (N-648)

USCIS, Dec. 4, 2020

"Policy Highlights

• 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 of how each relevant disability or impairment affects specific functions of the applicant’s daily life.
• Specifies that Form N-648 should be completed by the certifying medical professional no more than 6 months prior to the filing of the naturalization application.

Citation

Volume 12: Citizenship and Naturalization Part E, English and Civics Testing and Exceptions, Chapter 3, Medical Disability Exception (Form N-648) [12 USCIS-PM E.3].