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Citizenship, not registered for Selective Service, over 31

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Hi,

 

I am helping a friend of mine to apply for citizenship. He came to the US between ages of 18 to 26 but did not register for the Selective Service. He just turned 31 and from the research i have done if you show a good moral character for 5 years there should be no issues with the application. 

 

Anyone out there who has experience with this?

 

Since he is 31 does he still need to submit an explanation letter and a status letter from the selective service along with the application? 

 

Thank you for your time! 

 

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https://citizenpath.com/failing-register-selective-service/

 

Kind of bad that he didn't do that. You want it or not, it's a duty when you're a permanent resident. 

 

"USCIS will deny a naturalization application when the applicant refuses to register with Selective Service or has knowingly and willfully failed to register during the statutory period. [8] The officer may request for the applicant to submit a status information letter and registration acknowledgement card before concluding that he failed to register."

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K1

29.11.2013 - NoA1

06.02.2014 - NoA2

01.04.2014 - Interview. 

AoS

03.2015 - AoS started.

09.2015 - Green Card received.  

RoC

24.07.2017 - NoA1.

01.08.2018 - RoC approved. 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Roel said:

https://citizenpath.com/failing-register-selective-service/

 

Kind of bad that he didn't do that. You want it or not, it's a duty when you're a permanent resident. 

 

"USCIS will deny a naturalization application when the applicant refuses to register with Selective Service or has knowingly and willfully failed to register during the statutory period. [8] The officer may request for the applicant to submit a status information letter and registration acknowledgement card before concluding that he failed to register."

 

This is true. They will deny it between ages 26 to 31 if not registered. However if you are 31 and older USCIS will not deny it based on Selective service registration. 

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Not an issue anymore once applicant is over 31 years old. Can't be used to deny naturalization.


Adjustment of Status From F-1 Visa.

8/14/2014: Mailed AOS package: I-130, I-485, I-765.

8/18/2014: Accepted in Chicago. Transferred to Nebraska Service Center.

8/21/2014: Received NOA 1. I-130, I-485, I-765 in mail.

8/25/2014: Received biometrics in mail. Scheduled for 9/8/2014

9/8/2014: Went in for biometrics.

9/24/2014: EAD approved. 36 Days!

10/01/2014: EAD mailed.

10/03/2014: Received EAD card.

10/14/2014: I-485 moved to testing and interview.

1/28/2015: Interview scheduled for 3/4/2015.

1/31/2015: Received interview notice.

3/4/2015: Interview completed and APPROVED!

3/5/2015: Welcome notice mailed and I-130 Approved.

3/10/2015: Welcome notice and I-130 approval notice received.

3/12/2015: Green card mailed.

3/14/2015: Green card delivered.

 

Removal of Conditions: 

12/14/2016: Mailed I-751.

12/19/2016: NOA issued.

01/26/2017: Biometrics.

05/03/2018: I-751 transfered to NBC.

 

Naturalization:

12/02/2017: Mailed N 400 to Phoenix, AZ Lockbox. (I-751 still pending)

12/05/2017: Package delivered in Phoenix, AZ. Transferred to Harrisonburg Processing Center.

12/07/2017: Notice of action issued. (IOE)

12/26/2017: Biometrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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