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N-400 early filling. 2 months before continuous residency

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Dear friends.
I would appreciate your help with my question regarding N-400.

I'm permanent resident since (received my green card in) June 2014 (more that 5 years ago).
I moved to US and started continuously living sine October 2014- 4 years and 10 months. I didn't leave US since I've started living here.

Am I eligible to submit my N-400 application now (August 2019), 2 months before I have 5 years of continuously leaving in US?

PS
I'm confused because of the N-400 rule
Demonstrate continuous residence in the United States for at least 5 years IMMEDIATELY preceding the date of filing Form N-400
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/educators/naturalization-information

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5 minutes ago, Narvi said:

I won it via DV lottery.

So you had an immigrant visa. It’s not a green card until you put your feet on the ground here. The V in DV here is Visa. So, you are “resident since” the date you arrived. Five years from that date, minus 90 days, is the earliest you can apply for citizenship. 


 

 

 

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5 minutes ago, JFH said:

So you had an immigrant visa. It’s not a green card until you put your feet on the ground here. The V in DV here is Visa. So, you are “resident since” the date you arrived. Five years from that date, minus 90 days, is the earliest you can apply for citizenship. 

I have a green card which I obtained via DV in june 2014. 

 

The "5 years minus 90 days" rule counts since the date I first entered?

But I actually started living here (having a dwelling) since October 2014. Isn't it more correct to count from the date when I actually settled here (rented a house, got a job, etc)?

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26 minutes ago, Narvi said:

I have a green card which I obtained via DV in june 2014. 

 

The "5 years minus 90 days" rule counts since the date I first entered?

But I actually started living here (having a dwelling) since October 2014. Isn't it more correct to count from the date when I actually settled here (rented a house, got a job, etc)?

The date you entered is the correct date.

 

Add 5 years subtract 90 days.

Edited by Nitas_man

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