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  1. N-400: October 2017 Applicants ================================== Dallas/Lewisville, Texas Lockbox ================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd...|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE ================================ USCIS Phoenix, Arizona Lockbox ================================ UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA.....|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE ================================== USCIS Chicago, Illinois Lockbox ================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd...|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE ================================== USCIS Online Filing ================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd.|NOA.....|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE Ko_..............|09/23/14|10/02|10/02 |10/02/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Phoenix, AZ......|IOE Instructions for adding/updating yourself (or assisting others) to this list: 1. DO NOT DELETE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Please use your VJ name to avoid confusion. 3. Please make sure you are using Rich Text Editor as your message setting. 4. Copy this whole section including instructions and paste it to your typing field. 5. Make changes and Reply. 6. Red Font = "I'm A United States Citizen"! Legend: GC-Date: The 'Resident Since' Date located on your first green card. Sent: Date N-400 was mailed to USCIS. Cashd: Date your check was cashed / credit card was charged by USCIS. NOA: Receipt Notice Date Printed on your official I-797 notification. Fprints: Date assigned for fingerprinting (Bio-metrics). If you do your biometrics via walk-in prior to your scheduled appointment, please enter the date in bold blue. In Line: Date you received e-notification about the start of your interview scheduling. Int Ltr: Date you received the official letter in the mail regarding interview. Interview: Date of your interview. Oath: Date Oath taken. Field Office: Your local USCIS office where you will have the N-400 interview.
  2. The instructions for the N-400 form say to bring the tax transcripts and relationship evidence (bank statements, for example) to the interview, so I didn't include it in the naturalization application. I see a lot of people here do include copies of those in the package they send, so I'm wondering if I should follow up and mail in photocopies now. Although I followed the instructions just as they were written, I'm wondering what the best next step is. The N-400 checklist (separate from the instructions, and with an older revision date) do say to include that information with the initial application, which contradicts the instructions.
  3. Let's start this thread guys! N-400: Septermber 2017 Applicants ================================== Dallas/Lewisville, Texas Lockbox ================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd...|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE ================================ USCIS Phoenix, Arizona Lockbox ================================ UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA.....|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE thepeeeeej.......|10/30/12|09/05|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA..|NBC ================================== USCIS Chicago, Illinois Lockbox ================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd...|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE ================================== USCIS Online Filing ================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd.|NOA.....|Fprints.|In Line.|Int ltr.|Intrvw..|Oath....|Field Office.....|NBC/IOE Instructions for adding/updating yourself (or assisting others) to this list: 1. DO NOT DELETE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Please use your VJ name to avoid confusion. 3. Please make sure you are using Rich Text Editor as your message setting. 4. Copy this whole section including instructions and paste it to your typing field. 5. Make changes and Reply. 6. Red Font = "I'm A United States Citizen"! Legend: GC-Date: The 'Resident Since' Date located on your first green card. Sent: Date N-400 was mailed to USCIS. Cashd: Date your check was cashed / credit card was charged by USCIS. NOA: Receipt Notice Date Printed on your official I-797 notification. Fprints: Date assigned for fingerprinting (Bio-metrics). If you do your biometrics via walk-in prior to your scheduled appointment, please enter the date in bold blue. In Line: Date you received e-notification about the start of your interview scheduling. Int Ltr: Date you received the official letter in the mail regarding interview. Interview: Date of your interview. Oath: Date Oath taken. Field Office: Your local USCIS office where you will have the N-400 interview.
  4. Alright let's get this rolling June 2017 filers! After a long journey, we have finally made it to the last step! I'm quite surprised that there isn't a thread yet for June! So here it is! I'm eligible to file on June 12th so as of the moment, I am still getting our packet ready. Please update the list below. Here we go!!! N-400: June 2017 Applicants ====================================== USCIS Dallas/Lewisville, Texas Lockbox ====================================== ================================ USCIS Phoenix, Arizona Lockbox ================================ ======================================================= Instructions for adding/updating yourself (or assisting others) to this list: 1. DO NOT DELETE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Please use your VJ name to avoid confusion. 3. Please make sure you are using Rich Text Editor as your message setting. 4. Copy this whole section including instructions and paste it to your typing field. 5. Make changes and Reply. 6. Red Font = "I'm A United States Citizen"! Legend: GC-Date: The 'Resident Since' Date located on your first green card. Sent: Date N-400 was mailed to USCIS. Cashd: Date your check was cashed / credit card was charged by USCIS. NOA: Receipt Notice Date Printed on your official I-797 notification. Fprints: Date assigned for fingerprinting (Bio-metrics). If you do your biometrics via walk-in prior to your scheduled appointment, please enter the date in bold blue. In Line: Date you received e-notification about the start of your interview scheduling. Int Ltr: Date you received the official letter in the mail regarding interview. Interview: Date of your interview. Oath: Date Oath taken. Field Office: Your local USCIS office where you will have the N-400 interview.
  5. Hi there, I am sending my N400 application in tomorrow to the Arizona lockbox...can't wait to finish the last stage of my journey here on VJ!
  6. Hi, I am creating this group for filers within the jurisdictions of the three field offices: NYC, Queens and Long Island, to share their N-400 application progress and experiences along the process. I am a September filer at New York City Field Office. I filed my application online on 9/6/2017. I received notification that USCIS has scheduled me for biometrics appointment. I am still waiting for the letter to arrive in the mail to find out the date and time of my appointment.
  7. Good luck to all of us December applicants and for those of us who ROC'ed, let's hope the process goes a lot faster and smoother on our final journey! N-400: December 2016 Applicants ====================================== USCIS Dallas/Lewisville, Texas Lockbox ====================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line..|Int ltr..|Intrview.|Oath.....|Field Office......|NBC/IOE .................|--/--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|???????????.......|... ================================ USCIS Phoenix, Arizona Lockbox ================================ UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line..|Int ltr..|Intrview.|Oath.....|Field Office......|NBC/IOE CookieCat........|03/03/14|12/09|--/--|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|Milwaukee, WI.....|... =========================================================================== USCIS Lincoln, Nebraska Lockbox (Filing Under 319b, 328, or 329 of the INA) =========================================================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line..|Int Ltr..|Intview..|Oath.....|Field Office......|NBC/IOE .................|--/--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|???????????.......|... Instructions for adding/updating yourself (or assisting others) to this list: 1. DO NOT DELETE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Please use your VJ name to avoid confusion. 3. Please make sure you are using Rich Text Editor as your message setting. 4. Click "Quote" on the most recent/updated posting version of this list. 5. Remove the "Quote Coding" at the top and bottom of the list. 6. Always use [Courier New] Font and font size.[12] 7. Make changes and Add Reply. 8. Red Font = "I'm A United States Citizen"! Legend: GC-Date: The 'Resident Since' Date located on your first green card Sent: Date N-400 was mailed to USCIS Cashd: Date your check was cashed / credit card was charged by USCIS NOA: Receipt Notice Date Printed on your official I-797 notification Fprints: Date assigned for fingerprinting (Bio-metrics) In Line: Date you received e-notification about the start of your interview shceduling Int Ltr: Date you received the official letter in the mail regarding interview Interview: Date of your interview Oath: Date Oath taken Field Office: Your local USCIS office where you will have the N-400 interview
  8. Hi everyone, Has anyone been to Interview in the Massachusetts area? Can you please share your office location and the timeline between interview and naturalization ceremony ? I have an interview coming up soon and I would like to get an idea about how far apart are between these two phases around the Boston area.. Thank you guys
  9. Well as there is no November thread as yet, i guess I will start it. I mailed my application today by USPS as my window opens on Monday N-400: November 2016 Applicants ====================================== USCIS Dallas/Lewisville, Texas Lockbox ====================================== UserName...............|GC-Date..|Sent..|Cashd.|NOA...|Fprints..|In Line...|Int ltr..|Intrview..|Oath.....|Field Office Jamaican_Gooner............|02/05/14|11/05|--/--|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|Memphis, TN ================================ USCIS Phoenix, Arizona Lockbox ================================ UserName.........|GC-Date..|Sent..|Cashd.|NOA...|Fprints..|In Line...|Int ltr..|Intrview..|Oath.....|Field Office Name.......|--/--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|??, ?? =========================================================================== USCIS Lincoln, Nebraska Lockbox (Filing Under 319b, 328, or 329 of the INA) =========================================================================== UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA..|Fprints.|In Line..|Int Ltr..|Intview..|Oath.....|Field Office Name.............|--/--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|--/--/--.|??, ?? Instructions for adding/updating yourself (or assisting others) to this list: 1. DO NOT DELETE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Please use your VJ name to avoid confusion. 3. Please make sure you are using Rich Text Editor as your message setting. 4. Click "Quote" on the most recent/updated posting version of this list. 5. Remove the "Quote Coding" at the top and bottom of the list. 6. Always use [Courier New] Font and font size.[12] 7. Make changes and Add Reply. 8. Red Font="I'm A United States Citizen"! Legend: GC-Date: The 'Resident Since' Date located on your first green card Sent: Date N-400 was mailed to USCIS Cashd: Date your check was cashed by USCIS NOA: Receipt Notice Date Printed on your official I-797 notification Fprints: Date assigned for fingerprinting (Bio-metrics) In Line: Date you received e-notification about the start of your interview shceduling Int Ltr: Date you received the official letter in the mail regarding interview Interview: Date of your interview Oath: Date Oath taken Field Office: Your local USCIS office where you will have the N-400 interview
  10. So I am working on trying to file the N-400 form for my wife, and I'm going thru the document checklist at outlined in the M-477 form, and they list three different lines of types of evidence to submit for documents referring to me and my spouse: a. Tax returns, bank accounts, leases, mortgages, or birth certificates of children; OR b. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-certified copies of the income tax forms that you both filed for the past 3 years; OR c. An IRS tax return transcript for the last 3 years My question is, I have 3 years of IRS tax return transcripts in hand and I'm wondering if that is sufficient evidence or not? It does have an "OR" for each of the three lines, which makes me believe they only need one of the three lines of documents, so has anyone out there filed the N-400 with only tax return transcripts and no other evidence? Given that all of the other filings were so much more exhaustive and laborious to provide all of the documentation, I'm a little skeptical this is all that is needed, but I'm also hopeful that it is, as that makes the filing process SOOOO much easier, as I can just submit those transcripts along with the other required items, and I'm good to go. So does anyone have any thoughts on this, or should I provide the tax return transcripts along with the documents from line a. above? Thanks so much in advance for your time and help!
  11. I opened this topic for me and people who got stuck/ delayed in FBI Background / Name check. Our cases don't move or be updated as regular schedule. If your 3th or 5th aniversary passed and your case status has not turned into "in-line", you are in the right place to discuss. For people who filed early, you should be put in-line exactly a month (or couple days after) before your aniversary. If not, it means you are also being stuck in Name check. Lets discuss about this if you are one of us. Put your timeline here so others can see. GC:________03/27/2012 N-400 sent:__12/27 Finger Prints:_01/30 USCIS Office: Washington Field Office. I filed N-400 early and had finger prints on 01/30. As usual, they should put me in-line on 02/27 but so far I have not heard any things from USCIS. I start freaking out now. I saw some people got stuck in name check for years and they had to filed lawsuit against USCIS and FBI to resolve the issue. I don't know why it happened to me. I have no criminal record. I filed and paid taxes every year on time. I don't owe money. I have a very good credit score. I work in government office. I'm Asian with a rare name... All of those, but I still got stuck!??? Are there anyone here on the same boat?
  12. N-400 Traffic 2017

    I read most of the N-400 traffic ticket related threads and decided to get the community's opinion. In the last 5 years since my permanent residency I got two speeding tickets (both below $500). I have been in the US on various visas, such as J-1, F-1 and H1-B and along with my permanent residency I've been here for 22 years now. I became a PR through employment after finishing an undergraduate, master's, working about 5 years on an H1-B and getting a PhD on an F-1 culminating in PR and work after that. It would be practically impossible for me to be able to find all my traffic tickets from four different states that I lived in. Is it enough to report tickets only since I became a PR? (never a DUI, only speeding tickets) Thank you.
  13. Hi I would like to know if we can file for the N-400 90 days before the anniversary without the physical green card? I have copies of the old expired Green Card front and back. In my situation, I had to surrender my physical GC to get a stamp in the passport after filing for the i-751. Can we appear for the N-400 interview without the physical green card?
  14. I am starting a simple timeline thread for N-400 filers whose field office is Los Angeles, Santa Ana or San Diego. I complied three timelines from May 2016 - March 2017 VJ filers. I would appreciate if you can add or update your case status so that everyone can get an idea about field office progress in southern California. These timelines may be not reflect the current status because some of VJers may have given up, was denied or didn't update their status. Los Angels Field Office UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA..|Fprints|In Line.|Int ltr..|Intrview|Oath....|Field Office Charlesrs........|04/17/13|04/26|05/03|05/02|05/23/16|09/23/16|10/03/16|10/31/16|12/13/16|Los Angeles, CA S & H ...........|07/24/13|05/02|05/06|05/13|06/08/16|05/27/16|--/--/--|06/08/16|06/18/16|Los Angeles, CA soheil...........|08/03/13|05/06|05/11|05/10|06/06/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CAVngbusa..........|08/21/13|05/23|05/26|05/26|06/14/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Em01.............|06/29/09|06/10|06/17|06/16|07/22/16|--/--/--|12/20/16|01/23/17|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA furious.lion.....|09/02/11|06/12|06/15|06/17|07/05/16|11/30/16|12/01/16|01/06/17|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA DandK............|09/18/13|06/20|06/27|06/24|07/11/16|--/--/--|01/12/17|02/17/17|03/15/17|Los Angeles, CA Melusine.........|04/01/09|06/20|06/27|06/29|07/22/16|02/02/17|02/09/17|03/09/17|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA qbertz7..........|03/07/08|06/24|06/30|06/29|07/21/16|--/--/--|01/26/17|03/06/17|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Vancouver12......|09/11/13|06/27|07/06|07/01|07/19/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CAjordan85.........|10/15/13|07/15|07/21|07/21|08/10/16|--/--/--|02/27/17|03/31/17|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA haron1930........|--/--/--|08/18|08/23|08/27|09/13/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA HeatGun..........|11/19/13|08/24|09/08|09/07|09/26/16|10/19/16|11/15/16|12/16/16|01/18/17|Los Angeles, CA apple21..........|12/26/11|10/01|10/06|10/07|10/31/16|02/13/17|02/17/17|03/20/17|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Coffeetealatte...|--/--/--|11/30|--/--|12/04|02/23/17|02/24/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Klsoul...........|06/26/02|12/14|01/05|01/05|01/31/17|02/03/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA California_girl92|03/18/14|12/17|12/21|12/21|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Andy2891.........|04/01/14|12/30|01/12|01/19|02/08/17|03/01/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Jadon_Germany....|03/31/14|12/31|01/03|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Lalalala321......|04/07/14|01/10|01/18|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA ac8238...........|09/01/07|01/12|01/18|01/20|02/16/17|02/23/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Elisar...........|01/01/14|01/23|--/--|02/03|02/24/17|03/01/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA KleoLove.........|03/--/13|01/23|02/02|02/04|02/24/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA DisneyLovers.....|02/11/09|01/31|02/09|02/09|03/03/17|03/07/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA reevolve.........|08/19/11|02/02|02/03|02/08|02/27/17|03/02/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA texaspanpan......|10/08/09|02/06|02/13|02/17|03/06/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Los Angeles, CA Santa Ana Field Office UserName.........|GC-Date.|Sent.|Cashd|NOA..|Fprints|In Line.|Int ltr..|Intrview|Oath....|Field Office E-A..............|07/18/13|05/07|05/11|05/11|05/31/16|03/04/17|--/--/--|04/10/17|--/--/--|Santa Ana => San Diego, CA 02/16/17 ladyrant.........|04/21/09|06/14|06/16|06/18|07/06/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA Kamex009.........|11/08/11|08/11|08/11|08/16|09/06/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA oc_citizen_2016..|07/01/10|--/--|--/--|09/07|10/07/16|10/13/16|12/27/16|01/25/17|02/15/17|Santa Ana, CAoc_citizen_2016..|07/01/10|--/--|--/--|09/23|10/20/16|10/25/16|01/06/17|02/09/17|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA scroll...........|03/11/07|11/01|??/??|11/26|12/12/16|12/15/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA DN Medellin COL..|01/17/14|11/16|11/21|11/19|12/13/16|12/17/16|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA DoomDog..........|09/10/10|12/12|12/16|12/16|01/11/17|01/16/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA Shine11..........|02/23/12|12/13|12/20|12/15|01/12/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|Santa Ana, CA San Diego Field Office L and T..........|07/26/13|05/14|05/18|05/18|06/10/16|--/--/--|11/16/16|12/16/16|01/18/17|San Diego, CA Frannyglass......|12/10/13|09/30|--/--|10/07|11/04/16|11/10/16|02/21/17|03/28/17|--/--/--|San Diego, CAJerreg...........|11/19/13|12/19|12/30|01/07|01/24/17|01/26/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|San Diego, CA Leon & Mylen.....|04/15/14|01/17|01/24|--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|San Diego, CA T & S............|03/06/14|02/01|02/04|02/10|03/03/17|03/09/17|--/--/--|--/--/--|--/--/--|San Diego, CA Instructions for adding/updating yourself (or assisting others) to this list: 1. DO NOT DELETE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. 2. Please use your VJ name to avoid confusion. 3. Please make sure you are using Rich Text Editor as your message setting. 4. Click "Quote" on the most recent/updated posting version of this list. 5. Remove the "Quote Coding" at the top and bottom of the list. 6. Always use [Courier New] Font and font size.[12] 7. Make changes and Add Reply. 8. Red Font = "I'm A United States Citizen"! Legend: GC-Date: The 'Resident Since' Date located on your first green card Sent: Date N-400 was mailed to USCIS Cashd: Date your check was cashed / credit card was charged by USCIS NOA: Receipt Notice Date Printed on your official I-797 notification Fprints: Date assigned for fingerprinting (Bio-metrics) In Line: Date you received e-notification about the start of your interview sheduling Int Ltr: Date you received the official letter in the mail regarding interview Interview: Date of your interview Oath: Date Oath taken Field Office: Your local USCIS office where you will have the N-400 interview
  15. Hello, The USCIS N-400 page has been down for quite some time and unfortunately, I cannot find another reliable source for the direct filing location for Illinois residents. Could someone help please? Thanks in advance!
  16. Hi Could anyone advise if there are any advantages in e-filing vs mailing-in the N-400? Any recommendations?
  17. Hey guys ! I just wanted to share my naturalization interview experience I had today. I am Russian married to American citizen, filed my N-400 application on June 1, 2013; fingerprints taken on June 13th, 2013; application was placed in line for interview scheduling - July 9th, 2013; received my appointment notice in the beginning of October, and interview was scheduled for October 29th, 2013 - for me to appear in Charleston USCIS office on 1 Poston Rd, Parkshore Center. Couple of weeks before interview date I receive yellow notice stating I had to bring 'state issued drivers license or photo ID' to my interview. Well, duh. OK, overall my interview experience went GREAT. We arrived 10 minutes early (interview was scheduled for 9:40 am), went through security, then in the next room they took my interview notice, took my photo and fingerprints, I was asked to wait. About 10 minutes later officer appeared and called me in. I was asked to sit down, then raise my right hand and to his 'do you swear to tell the truth blah blah' I said 'I do'. Then he asked me to show my IDs, I gave him my green card and beginners permit. Then he proceeded to ask me: my full name, date of birth, where i was born, place of work, what position i hold at my job, my husband's name, his date of birth, our marriage date.I was asked to sign 2 photos I submitted with my application, with my regular day-to-day signature. Then this very nice officer Mansford proceeded to ask me questions from my submitted N-400 (do i belong to any clubs or organizations, do i belong to any terrorist organizations, have i ever registered to vote, have i ever claimed to be American citizen in writing or any other form, blah blah). I was over-prepared for the interview I must say, I brought originals and copies of all my pay stubs, our joint account statements, all the tax forms, even the photos of me and Neil over the years..can never be over prepared AND the ONLY originals of documents he asked to present were my passports (I showed him my Russian passport and my international passport) and my husband's birth certificate. Then he asked if i was ready for my civics test, I was like 'Sure!'. I was asked 1. Who becomes president if president is no longer able to; 2. What was the main concern of US during the cold war; 3. What is 1 right or freedom from 1st Amendment; 4. Why did the colonists come to America; 5. Who is in charge of the executive branch; 6. There are 4 amendments to the Constitution about who can vote, describe one of them. Afterwards I was asked to read 'Who is the father of our country?' and to write 'Washington is the father of our country'. Aaand done! He said my application was approved, congratulated me, gave me a sheet of paper that said i was approved, escorted me back to the waiting room and asked to wait for someone to give me instructions about my oath ceremony. About 15 minutes later i was given said instructions. My oath ceremony is a week from my interview date, on November 5th, 2013. If you guys have any questions, please ask and I will answer, I really hope this helps someone!
  18. Hi All, I am preparing myself for applying for the N-400, however, I had a few questions related to this process. I have applied for removal of conditions, biometrics have been done and I am waiting for the i-751 approval. I have also received my 797-C extending my CR for 1 year. As I had to travel I also got a stamp in the passport by visiting an USCIS office, as a result of which, I had to surrender my old physical green card. I do have a copy of the front and back of the old green card. 1. Do we need to wait for the new 10 yr green card in order to apply for the N-400? 2. Do we need the new physical green card as documentary evidence or would the new physical green card be requested at the interview? In this scenario, as the intention is to apply for the N-400 before receiving the new card, is it safe to provide the copy of the old green card along with a copy of the stamp in the passport? Similarly, would those two suffice at the time of the N-400 or i-751 interview? 3. I heard that you can now file the N-400 online, however I don't see where to access this? I can still only download the N-400 as an editable PDF from the USCIS website. (please feel to correct me if I have the wrong info regarding the online filing) If there is an online filing, has anyone had a better experience? Which would be a better way to submit the N-400 if there are two options? Based on the above information, could I still file for the N-400, 90 days prior to the 3rd anniversary?
  19. Hello everyone, So shortly I got stopped and charged with DUI mid October 2014 ( I will regret it forever and know it will never happen again). Case has been going on till April 2015 with conviction date of April 30th 2015 and my 3 year probation started which should end in April 2018 if no action taken. On April 30th 2017 time to send paperwork for n-400 came and I sent my package being uninformed that I can not be naturalized while being on probation. On October 27th I got email stating that my interview was scheduled (guessing it will happen by the end of November). Since I got an information that I can't be on probation I have started working with my dui lawyer to terminate probation earlier and now I will have some news about that on November 17th (so slight chance that it will be done right before interview if I have good luck with timing) but my lawyer is saying that it is low chance because it is very conservative court and Judge will not grant early termination. So here comes a question, if still on probation on a time of interview should I just give a try and maybe interviewing officer will accept my case? (heard situations like this that people were passing interview while still on probation and everything was good, I am guessing it is a discretion of officer and probably probation must be almost over and everything must be ok but this is exackly how it looks like with my case!) Or should I just try to reschedule? Problem is that I heard if I reschedule it only gives me 1 or 1,5 month time and I need 5 months of this being postponed to have interview being end of April or May (which is exackly 1 year after sending my n400 package) What happens in a case when I appear on interview while on probation and will be denied? Do I have to start all over again with new documents or can use old ones, any parts which I pass during interview will be accepted and I just need to send paperwork that I am done with probation? Or it is just completely start from blank page, new docs, fingerprints, months of waiting and interview like nothing happened before? Please let me know if there is somebody out there who had similar experience and could give me some advice or just somebody who has some good verified info In advance Thank You All for you time and help! Best Wishes!
  20. After receiving the I-797C, post submitting the N-400, I set up the online account, and there is a field there that says "Estimated Case Completion" date of September 2018. What does this mean exactly? Is this how long it will take to get interviewed, or is this the time from filing to citizenship ceremony, or something else?
  21. I came on K-1 visa and applied for greencard on time. But due to RFE my green card arrived late. My time to remove condition is 12th December 2017 and I will be finishing my 3 year on 9th January 2018. I am applying for I-751 in a week. My question is: Can I apply for Naturalization at same time as I am applying for I-751(remove condition on green card) Any knowledge sharing would be really appreciated. Thanks in advance
  22. I am assisting my 23yo step-daughter with her N-400 form. I am married to her mother. I am a US citizen by birth. I was the sponsor of the I-130/I-864 & I-751 at the time for my step-daughter. I was the sponsor of the I-130/I-864 & I-751 at the time for my wife. My wife has already completed her naturalization. Everything is pretty obvious on the N-400 form but it is unclear whether she should use her biological father information or my information for the Part 6 "Parent Information" section. Help? Opinions? Thoughts?
  23. Does anyone live in CT, and applied for N-400, if so how long did it take for you to receive an interview schedule.
  24. Hey all, I feel like I know the answer, but just for the pure purpose of my sanity check: Should I leave the following 2 questions for number 18, A and B blank if I answered "NO"? There are several questions that are followed by the A&B so I just want to double check. thanks a lot!
  25. I am filling out the N-400 application based on marriage. Resident since 2014. I have a few questions I hope someone can help me out. 1. Is it ok if we don't remember the exact day of all the employment for the last five years (would month/ year be sufficient)? I am not sure if they contact all the employers and cross verify the dates. 2. Do I put only 3 years of employment and school or 5 years? I've read in other forums that people have filled it out only for 3 years because it is based on marriage. (I've been in the US since 2008) 3. In 2013, I volunteered for work for the entire year, should I put that in? That was listed under employment in my initial Adjustment of Status application. 4. Do I have to enter employment AND school info or just one of them for the last few years? (The text reads List where you have worked OR attended school) Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions.
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