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Is someone “literate” if he or she is able to pass the naturalization exam?

Last week I had a new situation, at least new for me.  I was representing a native Spanish speaker.  I had conducted all of our interviews through an interpreter.  He understood some basic English but could not read or write … Continue reading

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Spouses and children of members of the U.S. Armed forces may complete naturalization abroad

On October 2, 2008, USCIS released fact sheets on the procedures for spouses and children of members of the U.S. Armed forces to apply for naturalization abroad.  While spouses and children must still comply with the laws relating to eligibility … Continue reading

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Is the new naturalization (cititzenship) exam easier than the old one?

On October 1, 2008, applicants for naturalization (citizenship) will have the option of taking the current English and civics tests or the new one, now called the “redesigned test.”  USCIS has posted a chart on their website indicating when people … Continue reading

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