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What does Uscis case approved mean?

What does Uscis case approved mean?

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When you receive notice that your I-485 application has been approved, it means you are officially a lawful permanent resident of the United States. Until your green card arrives in the mail, your passport may be stamped by USCIS to indicate your new status.

What is a naturalization case?

Naturalization (or naturalisation) is the legal act or process by which a non-citizen of a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country. In some rare cases, laws for mass naturalization were passed.

What happens when USCIS approves an application for naturalization?

If an officer approves a naturalization application, the application goes through the appropriate internal procedures before the USCIS office schedules the applicant to appear at a ceremony for the administration of the Oath of Allegiance. [2]

Can a petition be sent without a naturalization certificate?

Without the naturalization certificate, your request will likely be denied. You should only send a copy of the naturalization certificate and keep the original in a safe place. On the letter you’ll send to USCIS, you can include a statement that the original certificate is available should they want to see it.

Where to send an I-130 petition after naturalization?

You can find the address on the Notice of Action you received after submitting the petition. If your naturalization case gets approved after you’ve received the 2nd notice of action (NOA2), you’ll need to send the upgrade request to the National Visa Center (NVC) instead of USCIS.

What do you need to know about citizenship and Naturalization?

Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a lawful permanent resident after meeting the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

What to do if your USCIS case has been approved?

If you have moved since your case was approved, change your address online or call the USCIS Contact Center. You should also call the USCIS Contact Center if any of the following occur: If you believe there’s an error on our approval notice or document we mailed you.

What happens if you don’t appear for the naturalization examination?

An applicant abandons his or her application if he or she fails to appear for his or her initial naturalization examination without good cause and without notifying USCIS of the reason for non-appearance within 30 days of the scheduled appointment.

How to change your address after USCIS decision?

If you were already in the U.S. when you became a permanent resident, and have not yet received temporary evidence of your new status, please follow the instructions on your approval notice. If you have moved since your case was approved, change your address online or call the USCIS Contact Center.