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USCIS clarifies naturalization eligibility for children

  1. Date Announced

    Sept. 26, 2018

    USCIS issues guidance amending the USCIS Policy Manual, clarifying that children seeking naturalization under INA 319 (battery, extreme cruelty, surviving chilren of deceased U.S. armed forces members) are not required to live with the U.S. citizen parent for the 3 years before the naturalization application is filed. [ID #630]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Sept. 26, 2018

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