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Changing citizenship status per Social Security after passing citizenship test

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My wife passed her naturalization test about a month ago and the USCIS rep administering the test said to report to the SS office to update her citizenship status. She has had her SS card for a while now. However, looking at the SS-5 I don't see anything that would update her status after just passing the test. Shouldn't we wait after the ceremony to update her status? I'm thinking she misunderstood the rep that was administering the test.

 

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2 hours ago, Palmer said:

 I'm thinking she misunderstood the rep that was administering the test.

 

She did.  There is nothing to update since she's not a citizen yet.  In fact, if she does that she may be jeopardizing her citizenship because non-citizens are leglly prohibited from representing themselves as citizens. 

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