USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

2018-06-05T16:34:54+00:00 Jun 5, 2018|

High-Tech Features Create More Secure Documents USCIS began issuing redesigned Certificates of Citizenship and Naturalization. The redesign of these eight certificates is one of the many ways USCIS is working to combat fraud and safeguard the legal immigration system. The new certificate design was piloted at the Norfolk, Tampa, Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Sacramento Field Offices, [...]

USCIS Expands Online Filing to allow Replacement Naturalization Certificate and Naturalization Hearing

2018-05-30T15:51:29+00:00 May 30, 2018|

USCIS has announced that Form N-565, Application for Replacement of Naturalization/Citizenship Document, and Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA), can be filed online. Applicants use Form N-565 to replace a naturalization certificate, certificate of citizenship, or a repatriation certificate. They may also use [...]

Naturalization Test Now in App Form

2018-03-07T17:54:39+00:00 Jul 28, 2017|

Civics Test Study Tools is an official application of USCIS, designed to help you study for the civics test portion of the naturalization interview. Download the USCIS Civics Test Study Tools app for Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/uscis-civics-test-study-tools/id1216824613?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 Download the USCIS Civics Test Study Tools app for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.myuscismobileapp

USCIS FEES TO BE RAISED FOR SEVERAL PETITION CATEGORIES – EFFECTIVE DATE 12/23/2016

2018-03-07T19:49:18+00:00 Oct 24, 2016|

USCIS published a Fee Increase schedule in the Federal Register today. Applications and petitions mailed, postmarked, or otherwise filed on or after 12/23/16 must include new fee. (81 FR 73292, 10/24/16) USCIS Fee Schedule (pdf) A few important Forms and the corresponding fee increases are listed below:   Form From To I-129 $325.00 $460.00 I-539 [...]

Revised version of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization

2018-03-07T17:56:10+00:00 Apr 18, 2016|

As of April 13, 2016, USCIS revised Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. The revised version is available at uscis.gov/n-400. You may continue to use the 9/13/13 edition of the form until August 9, 2016. USCIS reject and return previous versions of Form N-400 submitted on or after August 10, 2016.

USCIS revises Application for Naturalization Form, N-400

2018-03-07T17:57:23+00:00 Mar 25, 2014|

USCIS released a revised Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. The revised form is now available at www.uscis.gov/n-400. On Monday, May 5, 2014, USCIS will no longer accept older versions of Form N-400. USCIS will reject and return previous versions of Form N-400 submitted after May 5, 2014.

USCIS to Propose Changing the Process for Certain Waivers

2018-03-07T15:25:51+00:00 Jan 8, 2012|

On Jan. 6, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a notice of intent in the Federal Register outlining its plan to reduce the time that U.S. citizens are separated from their spouses and children under certain circumstances while those family members go through the process of becoming legal immigrants to the United States.  [...]

Redesign of the Employment Authorization Document and Citizens

2018-03-07T18:01:29+00:00 Sep 22, 2011|

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the launch of an enhanced Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and a redesigned Form N-560, Certificate of Citizenship, with new features to enhance security and deter fraud. As part ongoing efforts by USCIS to enhance the integrity of the immigration system, the state-of-the-art technology incorporated into the new documents [...]