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I have a bit of an issue. I got my Green Card in July 2007 when I was not 26 yet. I am not sure if I sent in my selective service form (signed up for it). I just turned 26 and thus cannot sign up for it anymore. If the worst is true and I realize that I did not sign up for selective service, how is it going to affect my naturalization process? I have looked through the guides and forms and seems that they require that part. Has anyone been in this situation? I am very nervous about this scenario.

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If you did not sign up for selective service when you were supposed to, you will be denied citizenship.


05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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If you did not sign up for selective service when you were supposed to, you will be denied citizenship.

Are you basing this on the instructions on the form or do you have any experience with this or know of anyone who had such an experience?

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CITIZENSHIP

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) makes registration with Selective Service a condition for U.S. citizenship if the man first arrived in the U.S. before his 26th birthday.

A non-registrant may not be denied any benefit if he can "show by a preponderance of evidence" that his failure to register was not knowing and willful. Offer as much evidence supporting your case, and as much detail, as possible.

Source: http://www.sss.gov/FSbenefits.htm


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If you did not sign up for selective service when you were supposed to, you will be denied citizenship.

Are you basing this on the instructions on the form or do you have any experience with this or know of anyone who had such an experience?

http://www.uscis.gov/files/nativedocuments/M-480.pdf


05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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CITIZENSHIP

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) makes registration with Selective Service a condition for U.S. citizenship if the man first arrived in the U.S. before his 26th birthday.

A non-registrant may not be denied any benefit if he can "show by a preponderance of evidence" that his failure to register was not knowing and willful. Offer as much evidence supporting your case, and as much detail, as possible.

Source: http://www.sss.gov/FSbenefits.htm

THANKS FOR THE NOTE. i WAS A BIT JARRED BY THE FIRST REPLY TO MY POST. THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT I WENT TO THE WEBSITE (SSS.GOV) TO CHECK IF I HAVE REGISTERED AND FOUND OUT THAT I HAVE INDEED REGISTERED. WOW, THAT WAS A LOAD OF MY SHOULDER. THANKS FOR THE HELP AGAIN AND GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR PROCESS.

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CITIZENSHIP

The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) makes registration with Selective Service a condition for U.S. citizenship if the man first arrived in the U.S. before his 26th birthday.

A non-registrant may not be denied any benefit if he can "show by a preponderance of evidence" that his failure to register was not knowing and willful. Offer as much evidence supporting your case, and as much detail, as possible.

Source: http://www.sss.gov/FSbenefits.htm

THANKS FOR THE NOTE. i WAS A BIT JARRED BY THE FIRST REPLY TO MY POST. THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT I WENT TO THE WEBSITE (SSS.GOV) TO CHECK IF I HAVE REGISTERED AND FOUND OUT THAT I HAVE INDEED REGISTERED. WOW, THAT WAS A LOAD OF MY SHOULDER. THANKS FOR THE HELP AGAIN AND GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR PROCESS.

Here are some recent examples that show the level of evidence required to overcome not filing is not trivial.

http://www.federaltimes.com/index.php?S=3326469


05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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