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10 minutes ago, under said:

Hello!everyone 

Do public charge affect n400

 

I found this, I am not sure how much help it is as I don't have a direct answer for you.

 

 

  1. Under section 318 of the INA, an alien must “have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence in accordance with all the applicable provisions of [the INA].” The emphasis in this point is that the alien's admission for permanent residency must have been lawful at the time of admission or adjustment of status. If, at such time, the alien was inadmissible on public charge grounds, he or she would later be ineligible for naturalization under section 318. However, the Field Guidance explains that “[t]his would generally occur only if the [United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)] can show that the alien withheld or misrepresented material facts relating to the public charge issue at the time of admission or adjustment. Accordingly, this rare scenario would only be likely to arise if the alien had withheld or misrepresented facts material to the public charge issue, which could implicate other issues regarding the alien's immigration status as well.
  2. The alien may run into concerns with naturalization if his or her initial admission was lawful, but the alien subsequently became deportable as a public charge. However, deportability on public charge grounds would not render the alien ineligible for naturalization unless removal proceedings were initiated against the alien on account of the public charge issue. Please see our full article to learn about deportability on public charge grounds.

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~~moved to general immigration discussion. Topic is not asking about the IR1/CR1 process nor the N400 process. ~~


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20 minutes ago, under said:

Hello!everyone 

Do public charge affect n400

 

It should not, so long as you didn't receive the benefits illegally (through fraud), or still owe any overpayment received.

 

The one example I know of when the N400 was denied as a result of "public charge" was someone who was receiving public assistance from a government agency that required the person to let them know anytime they would be out of the country for 30 days or more (so that benefits would be temporarily stopped during that time).  The person either did not know they were required to do so/purposefully did not inform them----it was never made clear which one---and at the N400 interview it came up when the IO was reviewing travel history (the person was denied due to lack of good moral character as a result).


Applied for Naturalization based on 5-year Residency - 96 Days To Complete Citizenship!

July 14, 2017 (Day 00) -  Submitted N400 Application, filed online

July 21, 2017 (Day 07) -  NOA Receipt received in the mail

July 22, 2017 (Day 08) - Biometrics appointment scheduled online, letter mailed out

July 25, 2017 (Day 11) - Biometrics PDF posted online

July 28, 2017 (Day 14) - Biometrics letter received in the mail, appointment for 08/08/17

Aug 08, 2017 (Day 24) - Biometrics (fingerprinting) completed

Aug 14, 2017 (Day 30) - Online EGOV status shows "Interview Scheduled, will mail appointment letter"

Aug 16, 2017 (Day 32) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Interview Scheduled, read the letter we mailed you..."

Aug 17, 2017 (Day 33) - Interview Appointment Letter PDF posted online---GOT AN INTERVIEW DATE!!!

Aug 21, 2017 (Day 37) - Interview Appointment Letter received in the mail, appointment for 09/27/17

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Naturalization Interview--- read my experience here

Sep. 27, 2017 (Day 74) - Online MYUSCIS status shows "Oath Ceremony Notice mailed"

Sep. 28, 2017 (Day 75) - Oath Ceremony Letter PDF posted online--Ceremony for 10/19/17

Oct. 02, 2017 (Day 79) -  Oath Ceremony Letter received in the mail

Oct. 19, 2017 (Day 96) -  Oath Ceremony-- read my experience here

 

Applied for US Passport - requested Routine/ Regular Service

Oct. 27, 2017 (Day 00) - Submitted Passport Application, filed in person at Post Office

Oct. 30, 2017 (Day 03) - Online tracker shows application has been received and is under processing

Nov. 08, 2017 (Day 12) - Online tracker shows "in final stages" and projected completion time of 11/13/2017

Nov. 09, 2017 (Day 13) - Passport received in the mail.

Nov. 10, 2017 (Day 14) - Naturalization Certificate received back in the mail.

 

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