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    The "been there done that" thread: life in the US after DV

    just quick update guys, finally our son made the oath and became a US citizen . Now all of us. Many thanks For your help in all the past years. BTW. I made info pass and get certified copies from our Citizenship certificates instead of sending the original to the Passports or DL or SSN. I...
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    The "been there done that" thread: life in the US after DV

    hank you Susie,we alray missed two o them and there is another small amount of two sholarships with the end of April this month. some of these is family foundation trust who give to the student who are in High school senior or first year collage.
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    The "been there done that" thread: life in the US after DV

    Yes, he is changing his last name to have same one family name. Our, the parents was faster and mine was at the same day after 5 minutes from my interview and I have name change too. We got the FAFSA and was no problem with the government scholarships but with 2 of the private scholarships they...
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    The "been there done that" thread: life in the US after DV

    Hi Mom and Susie and everyone, My son passed the Citizenship interview ( he turned 18 before our oath so he had to apply separate) and now it’s more than three weeks and didn’t hear about his oath ceremony. Is there anything we can do from your view? He needs his new name as he is going to be...
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    N600 after US passport, for my minor kids

    Hi Sm1smom, Is the N-600 certificate is diffrent than the parents ceritificate? they didn't mention the former nationality like us, it says place of birth only which is diffrent than the natinality. our daughter borned in a place which didn't give the citizenship. thanks for sharing experiance.
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    Green card for younger brother

    Thank you Susie for the valued information. We will apply for him soon
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    N600 after US passport, for my minor kids

    Thank you Sm1smom
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    N600 after US passport, for my minor kids

    Today my daughter got her citizenship certificate after we filed N-600. they used the photo we submitted online with the application, no biometrics or fingerprints needed. They asked for the green card, I don’t remember should be just to see or should return it back to us! and we forgot to ask...
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    Green card for younger brother

    Ok, and if he married in the future while he is waiting, he has to start over or will reapply with his new martial status? Thank you again
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    Green card for younger brother

    Thank you Susie,yes I read it. It says the sibling’s birth certificate and my citizenship certificate or US passport. Our children need him to be with us and we too. it’s disappointing that Process takes around 15 years. Is there other way to expidiate the process or other kind of visa or form...
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    Green card for younger brother

    Hello Mom, Susie and all, I would like to apply for my brother, is the form I-130. Correct? 2nd, Is it need unexpired passport or it’s ok if my brother’s passport is expired? 3rd, he still able to apply in DV lottery, or after we submit I-130, he can not? Thank you for your advice.
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    Documents needed for Naturalization

    hi, I bought a house before our citizenship interview. We are wondering how to change or update the home ownership title with the new names we changed in our citizenship interview? Any experience how to do it? Thank you
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    SSN Update

    Just update you guys, My daughter received the letter to go to the field office and get her Naturalization certificate through N-600. They didn’t send her any bio. Only case was received notice and the one to go and get her certificate. It’s around 3 months process. Thanks again for the support...
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    Change in marital status reporting

    Hi There, my accountant suggeted to not claim one of my 2 children as independant because he is 18 years old. is that effect the scholarships for our daughter? and is it will change the Adjusted gross income and household from 4 people to 3 if we didn't claim him idependance? any experiance...
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    SSN Update

    May I consider send her passport application with my passport book or card when I got the card while we are waiting for the n-600? I don’t want to send my certificate of citizenship again if it works in this way and accept the passport card. Her name was changed in the court and if the SS didn’t...
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    Documents needed for Naturalization

    I want to update you guys. I received the certificate of Citizenship after went to another area. The post man was very gentle and brought it back. Only passport card is lost and the passport department said if you didn’t receive after 14 days we will send you another one but I have to mail a...
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    SSN Update

    No not yet. We applied for her n-600 since about month ago but we didn’t hear back. So maybe better to wait until we get her Certificate? I don’t what we do with the taxes because her name changed to be all the same family name through the court. SS advise to file taxes with the old name if we...
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    SSN Update

    hi There, I talked to the SSS office to update my Citizenship and name change with my passport but for my daughter who turned 13 years old they said we need her prrof of cicitzenship to udate her US citizenship. is that correct? shoul not be a citizen automatacly hhen the parents became US...
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    Documents needed for Naturalization

    Hi Sm1smom, Susie and all, Hope to have a great year 2021. We applied for both passport book and card. We received the passport books for my wife and I after 6 weeks exactly. the passport card and naturalization certificate seem lost by the post office ( they state department sent them back to...
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    i-130 renewal with approved i-130

    Hi there Is I-30 form for a brother it takes really 10 years or it depends where we live and which state? I have a brother lives in Egypt and I’m a us citizen now. We would like to have him here with us. Thank you for any advise or information.
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