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USCIS allows military personnel and veterans to file naturalization applications online

  1. Original Date Announced

    May 6, 2020

    USCIS allows military service members and veterans to file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, online. Online filing allows noncitizens to submit forms electronically, check the status of their case and receive notices from USCIS.

    [ID #994]

    Military Personnel and Veterans Can Now File Their Form N-400, Naturalization Application, Online
  2. Effective Date

    May 6, 2020
  4. Biden Administration Action: Modified

    May 28, 2021

    2021.05.28 Updated Guidance on Naturalization for Veterans Living Overseas

    This Biden administration policy clarifies the Trump-era policy identified in this entry, clearly establishing that veterans who are eligible for naturalization may be admitted or paroled into the United States for the purpose of completing the naturalization interview and ceremony (if approved) in coordination with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

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Current Status

Fully in Effect
May 28, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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