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USCIS proposes revisions to Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship

  1. Original Date Announced

    August 15, 2018

    USCIS seeks comments on proposed revisions to Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, which is completed by applicants who are requesting a Certificate of Citizenship because they acquired U.S. citizenship either by birth abroad to a U.S. citizen parent(s), adoption by a U.S. citizen parent(s), or after meeting eligibility requirements after the naturalization of a foreign born parent. Form N-600 standardizes requests for the benefit, and ensures that required information to assess eligibility is provided by applicants. [ID #912]

    Federal Register Notice: USCIS request for comments on proposed revision of Application for Certificate of Citizenship Table of proposed changes to Form N-600. Table of proposed changes to Form N-600 instructions
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  3. Biden Administration Action: Modified

    May 18, 2021

    05.18.2021 Notice and Comment for Form N-600

    This Biden administration policy seeks to modify the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On May 18, 2021, USCIS announced a 60-day comment period for a proposed revision to Form N-600. Comments are due July 19, 2021.

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  4. Biden Administration Action: Modified

    August 25, 2021

    Federal Register: 30-Day Extension of Comment Period for Changes to N-600

    This Biden administration policy seeks to modify the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On August 25, 2021, USCIS announced a 30-day extension of the comment period for a proposed revision to Form N-600. Comments are now due September 24, 2021.

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Current Status

Not in effect
May 18, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration
August 25, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Forms and Information Collection
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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