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Candidates May Have to Travel Farther for USCIS Interviews

To reduce processing times for naturalization and green card applications at its busiest field offices, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced it will transfer cases and USCIS interviews to less-busy offices.   That means if you file either Form N-400, Application for Naturalization or Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status…

Group Seeks Reasons for Huge Naturalization Backlog

Group Seeks Reasons for Skyrocketing Naturalization Backlog

Nine nonprofits from across the country filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking an explanation for the skyrocketing naturalization backlog. The FOIA request asks for information and documents to assess the agency’s costs, budget allocations, policies and practices related to processing N-400 naturalization applications. The group…