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Hi All,

 

Quick question. Filling out my N400 online and came across the Selective Service requirement question. I received my Permanent Resident Status when I was 25yrs old. I honestly couldn't remember if I had registered. So I looked it up and yes I did. HOWEVER, I apparently registered for Selective Service when I was 21yrs old and on a student visa. Presumable I got registered when I got my SSN or at the DMV or something. But now my question is, how do I respond to the question on the N400? On the one hand I registered and I have the letter to prove it. On the other hand I didn't never registered as an immigrant (honestly not even sure if I could've re-registered)....so what would be the advise?

 

Thank you for any information and guidance.

 

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On your N 400 you will answer yes since you were registered. It doesn’t matter if you registered while on a student visa or not. Actually being registered for selective service accidentally even though you were not required to is one of those actions that doesn’t carry any negative but rather positive points. It shows you were ready and willing to make the draft when called upon by the U.S. government a decision which many wouldn’t. It’s a non issue to worry about on your application.


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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