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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: India

Last month I recieved my 10 yrs green card....I just want to know can I apply for Naturalization right away or do I have to wait for a year until the 3rd Anniversary of my GC??


ROUND 4 - KNOCK OUT ROUND [N-400 Naturalization!!!

30-Mar-2010 N-400 Form sent to Phoenix Service Center

31-Mar-2010 N-400 Packet Recieved at 10:30am

13-Apr-2010 Check Cashed

16-Apr-2010 Recieved I-797C Notice of Action

20-Apr-2010 Mailed RFE (I believe must be Biometrics)

22-Apr-2010 Case Updated

27-Apr-2010 Received Biometrics letter set for May 13

13-May-2010 Biometrics Completed in PHX

11-Jun-2010 Receieved Text at 1:00 AM from USCIS "CASE TOUCHED"

11-Jun-2010 Case Transfered to Local Office, PHX for Interview

12-Jun-2010 Case Touched

14-Jun-2010 Interview Letter Recieved, Set for July 19th

16-Jun-2010 Case Touched

19-Jul-2010 Interview Day in Phoenix AZ @ 9:40am

19-Jul-2010 Case Approved Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!

29-Jul-2010 Received N-445 Notice of Naturalization Oath Ceremony Letter set for Aug 6th from local office Phoenix,AZ...wooohoooo!!! Praise the LORD

31-Jul-2010 Received 2nd N-445 Notice of Naturalization Oath Ceremony Letter for Aug 6th from NBC Missouri

06-Aug-2010 Oath Ceremony at Dist.Court PHX....Proud to be a US Citizen...wooohoooo!!! Thank you Lord

06-Aug-2010 SSN Updated at District Court PHX

06-Aug-2010 Register for Voters Card at District Court PHX

22-Feb-2011 Applied for U.S. Passport - lol oops been lazy

07-Mar-2011 US Passport Issued

09-Mar-2011 US Passport Received...yipeee

11-May-2011 Sent Renunciation Application to India Embassy, San Francisco CA

25-May-2011 India Embassy recieved Renunciation application

06-Jun-2011 Received Renunciation Surrender Certificate from India Embassy.....grrr $ 190 bucks for one small tiny seal humph!!!

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You can apply 90 days prior to the 3rd anniversary of your permanent residence.

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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