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How do I reschedule a naturalization (citizenship) interview?
I have been scheduled for a naturalization interview, but will be unable to make it on that day. How can I reschedule?
What Happens If the Information on My Naturalization Certificate Is Incorrect?
I became a U.S. citizen a week ago. However, when I tried to apply for a U.S. passport using my naturalization certificate, I realized that my date of birth is incorrect!
Waited months, still no date for my naturalization oath ceremony – what should I do?
I attended my naturalization interview over five months ago. The USCIS officer there told me that I passed and would get a swearing-in ceremony appointment by mail. But nothing has come.
Can I have a lawyer attend my citizenship interview with me?
Can I have a lawyer attend my citizenship interview with me? I've already mailed my application in, and I didn't mention that I wanted to bring a lawyer.
Where do I get photos and fingerprints taken for my N-400 citizenship application?
Taking care of the basic naturalization application requirements.
Is it true that I can get a U.S. passport at my naturalization oath ceremony?
After receiving your Naturalization Certificate, you can apply for a U.S. passport at the oath ceremony location.
If my citizenship is denied, will my green card be cancelled, too?
I’ve been a permanent resident for many years, and would like to finally apply for U.S. citizenship.
Do I have to take a different oath of allegiance if I plan to be a dual citizen with the U.S.?
I am scheduled to be sworn in as a U.S. citizen in a few weeks. I have read that, since my home country (the U.K.) allows it, I can maintain dual citizenship with it and the United States.
My naturalization interview is next week, but I’m not ready!
I just received a notice saying that my naturalization is scheduled for next week. I thought I'd have more of a chance to prepare for it, and I'm worried that I won't be ready.
Will unemployment, debt, or bankruptcy prevent my becoming a U.S. citizen?
I’m a U.S. permanent resident, who got laid off two years ago. I kept using my credit cards to pay my family’s rent and other expenses, hoping I would find a job to pay it all off.
What Happens If I Reveal on Form N-400 That My Undocumented Spouse Lives With Me?
I am originally from Spain, and have a U.S. green card. My wife, who I met in the U.S., is from Mexico, and is here illegally.
Can I Apply for Citizenship If I’ve Divorced the Person Who Got Me My Green Card?
I am from China, and married a U.S. citizen. He helped me get a green card in the United States. But we got divorced two and a half years after I came here.
Can a naturalized U.S. citizen lose citizenship by living in another country?
I was born in Guatemala, but became a naturalized U.S. citizen 11 years ago. However, I went back to Guatemala to live seven years ago.
Got Arrested Before the Naturalization Oath Ceremony; What Should I Do?
I’m scheduled to be sworn in as a U.S. citizen in two weeks. A week ago I was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). Will this affect my ability to take the naturalization oath?
I'm a Jehovah's Witness and Can't Take an Oath--Can I Still Become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen?
I am a permanent resident and was hoping to apply for U.S. citizenship.
I owe back taxes -- can I still apply for U.S. citizenship?
I have been a green card holder for many years, and always meant to apply for U.S. citizenship. But I was so busy with work and family that I didn't get around to it.
On probation: Can I get U.S. citizenship?
I have a green card, have been in the U.S. for six years, and speak English pretty well. However, I am on probation for a crime. Should I apply for citizenship, or will it be denied?
Haven’t paid child support: Can I get U.S. citizenship?
Whether you will be approved for naturalization depends on the reasons why you didn't or couldn't pay child support.
Got a DUI: Can I file Form N-400 for U.S. citizenship?
I got arrested and convicted for driving under the influence of alcohol, at a checkpoint on New Year’s Eve. It was the first time in my life I’d ever been arrested.
Arrested, But Case Dismissed: Can Immigrant Still Get U.S. Citizenship?
Any time a U.S. lawful permanent resident (a green card holder) has a run-in with police or law enforcement – even if the case is ultimately dismissed -- it is cause for concern.