Immigration Law News

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Naturalization

What Happens After You File an Application for Naturalization?

I often receive calls from people inquiring as to what happens after their Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, is received by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The following will provide a brief overview of the N-400 application process. The first thing that happens after a Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, is properly filed […]

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General Requirements for Naturalization

Naturalization is commonly referred to as the manner in which a person voluntarily becomes a United States citizen. The process is started by filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Generally, for most people to be eligible to apply for naturalization they must be: at least 18 […]

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My Application for Naturalization Was Denied, Now What?

If the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) denies your Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, then you basically have two options: (1) file a timely appeal or (2) file a new application for naturalization. If you would like to appeal the denial of your Form N-400 then you have 30 days to file an […]

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Current N-400 (Naturalization) Application Processing Times in Detroit, Michigan

The current processing time for most Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, cases that I am assisting clients with is around 3-4 months. What this means is that if you reside in Michigan and apply for United States citizenship, I am seeing that it is only taking 3 – 4 months from filing until you are […]

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