31 Jul 2017

I am eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship, but my husband and children will not qualify for another year. Is it advisable for me to wait and apply for the whole family at the same time?

Answer In general, there is no particular benefit for a family to wait to file naturalization applications at the same time, other than the fact that the citizenship interviews generally will be scheduled for the same day. Also, depending on the circumstances, the children may become...

12 Jun 2017

I submitted my application for U.S. citizenship, but forgot to mention something in the application. Can I add this information during the interview? Will this negatively impact my application?

Answer Errors on the N-400 are routinely corrected at the interview, and would not normally have a negative effect. (12.Jun.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law in real time. For details on chat participation, click...

17 Apr 2017

I recently filed my N-400 application to become a U.S. citizen, but realized I forgot to include some information. Can I withdraw the application and then refile?

Answer It is generally possible to withdraw a pending N-400. However, forgotten information can oftentimes be corrected at the interview, so withdrawing would not normally be necessary. (17.Apr.2017)In frequent sessions of our Chat, Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law in...

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