citizenship application

  1. K

    Filing N-400 from abroad

    Hey everyone, My situation is a little complicated so I'll try to be as clear as possible. My husband (US citizen) and I have been married since February 2017, and lived together in the US for over 3 consecutive years. In those 3 years we were only abroad for a total of 50 days (1 to 2 weeks...
  2. R

    N400- waiting for rescheduled Biometric appointment

    We got the biometrics appointment after filing N 400 in March but due to covid the uscis centers closed before our appointment. Now it has been almost 4 months and even after repeated requests to uscis to reschedule they are providing standard answer that they will reschedule the biometric...
  3. A

    Food Stamps and Citizenship

    Hello, im applying for my N-400 and I have one major concern. i received my permanent residence via marriage in 2012 but before that when I didn’t have a status and my daughter was born in 2010 I filed for WIC and food stamps for her and my husband who is a US citizen. We received food stamps on...
  4. Kingpromise15

    Class c misdemeanor when I was 17

    Hey I got a ticket when I was 17 class c misdemeanor at Josephine tx. I felt because of my color cause I had no weed with me. I got pulled over because of my headlight and my car smell like weed and he gave me class c misdemeanor which I had dismissed last month feb11th and my greencard was...
  5. CrunchyChurro

    DV GC from 2016 -- Can I apply for citizenship now? What's the process?

    I'm on a DV green card right now. Got it in April of 2016. I remember reading that you need 5 years of green card before you can get citizenship but that you can apply within the fourth year. Does this mean I can apply for citizenship this month? Can someone briefly walk me through the process...
  6. A

    Applying N400 while abroad?

    Hi, Would it be a good idea for me to apply N-400 now (while I'm abroad)? I've been resident Since 1/28/2015. My husband still lives in the state. (He filed divorce 6months ago but didn't proceed). I didn't do anything until now. I thought I can get green card anytime since we have a child who...
  7. R

    Forgot to declare travel in Canada on N-400 application

    Hey everyone! I have an interview coming up in a couple of months for my US citizenship. However, on my N-400 application, I totally forgot to declare that I traveled to Canada for 5 days (it does not affect the 6 mos rule out of the US). I was wondering whether or not I should let the officer...
  8. Allproblemsdie

    N-400. Divorce right after GC. Am I in trouble?

    My ex husband helped me get a GC through filing a I-601 for waiver of inadmissibility based on extreme hardship. He was deployed to the Middle East. I received my GC in 2013 around March/April and then he filed for divorce in May. Our marriage was true and we have a daughter together. I had my...
  9. C

    filed as head of household when married- Naturalization

    I have a problem. I'm am doing my form N-400 and I am stuck at the part where I have to submit the tax returns for the past 3 years. My husband and I have been filing as married filing jointly for the past two years. However three years ago I filed as head of household under a different address...
  10. 7

    N400 2019-2020 Asylee Tracker

    I'm about 362 days away from filling my asylee based N400. Thought I would start this tracker, uniquely tailored for us asylees. I will be sharing my experiences from preparation for filling to the 'passport in hand' stage. Sweeter if I can complete the journey before the 2020 elections so I can...
  11. M

    Weird Situation

    Hi everyone I have a weird situation. My son was born in Bolivia he has permanent Residency with US. He is not my biological son but my name is on his birth certificate. His mom is a second generation us citizenship she was born in Bolivia. They would not give him naturalization at birth...
  12. I

    Oath Ceremony N445 w/ Underage Consumption Ticket after passing interview

    I passed my n-400 interview a month ago, went back to college the following day, and then got caught for underage consumption (I am 20). I was unlucky as 80% of the students here drink underage. Unfortunately, the police officer wrote me a ticket for underage consumption, but told me not to...
  13. R

    N600 Application - Processing Times

    Hi I received the "placed in line for oath ceremony" message in early June 2017, but have not yet received a notice with the date of my ceremony. Every time I put in a request with the field office I am told to expect a reply by a certain date but never receive a reply. Has this happened to...
  14. U

    US Citizen Born Abroad and Illegally Smuggled into US

    Hi, I am trying to help my friend get her child recognized as a US citizen. My friend, the mother, is a US citizen. The father is a US citizen. The child is 8. He was born in Costa Rica. Both of the parents live in in the US and have been her for several years. My friend was unable to...
  15. A

    Jurisdiction Outside my Home state

    I originally started my US citizenship in the state of Arizona through a lawyer a friend recommended. Things went well and I decided to move to Nevada and informed my lawyer I was going to do so, however I told them that my address I had on file with them will remain the same. I got the call in...
  16. A

    Citizenship application question: 3 year rule or 5 year rule.

    Hi All. I hope someone can help me with this. Question. I am a US citizen and my wife got her GC in 2011. We were already married more than 2 years at that time she got a her GC. Her GC expires in 2021. last week a friend of mine who saw my wife's GC said that my wife was eligible to apply for...
  17. S

    Did anybody have any Indian or any community organization membership

    Hi, I am applying N-400 form and in part 12 (Additional Information about you), Q9A -- Have you ever been a member of any organization, party, club, society or similar group in the US, or any other location in world -- Here did anybody checked box "yes"...please let me know and if that could...
  18. G

    Naturalized Mother (1986) who never applied or sent certificate request for biological child (ME)

    My situation: I came to USA and was raised, grew up in California. My biological mother and I originated from the Philippines were I was born. My mother met my (then) stepfather who was in the US Navy military and at some point they married in the Philippines and later remarried in USA after...
  19. T

    Am i eligible to file form N-470?

    my situation is i have gotten my green card two year back but i had to travel back home for family and medical emergencies. I had my form 1-31 approved for the 2 years i stayed back home. Now i came back to US to stay and again some emergency came up and i have to go back probably for a year...
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