Date AnnouncedAug. 17, 2017
Noncitizens in the Army Reserve may no longer naturalize under INA §329 until after they complete Initial Entry Training.
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Effective Date of ChangeAug. 17, 2017
Subsequent ActionAugust 25, 2020
Summary judgment in Samma v. DOD case held DOD's Minimum Service Requirement for certification of N-426's is unlawful. DOD's N-426 policy had superseded the August 2017 memo re Initial Entry Training requirement for reservists.Samma v. DOD
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