News, Updates, and Insights

Category
Countries

USCIS Reverts to 2008 Version of Naturalization Civics Test

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on February 22, 2021, that it is reverting to the 2008 version of the naturalization civics test beginning March 1, 2021. USCIS said it determined that the “development process, content, testing procedures, and implementation schedule” for the Trump-era revision implemented on December 1, 2020, “may inadvertently create potential […]

Naturalization Application Denials for Lack of Old Employment or Tax Records

A new trend in naturalization adjudications seems to be occurring at USCIS. Recently, USCIS has been asking for the following documents when permanent resident status was obtained through employment-based preferences: Payroll records W-2s Employment Verification Letter Tax records Evidence related to salary payment arrangements Bank drafts showing payment record for the amount owed on taxes. […]