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UNITEDSTATES; REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP
(Revised 6/13/01; 66 FR 32138) \ § 322.5 Decision.
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§ 322.5 Decision.
(Section heading and section revised effective 11/28/11,
Approval of application. If the application for certificate of citizenship is approved, after the applicant takes the oath of allegiance prescribed in
8 CFR part
(unless the oath is waived), USCIS will issue a certificate of citizenship. The child is a citizen as of the date of approval and administration of the oath of allegiance.
Denial of application. If the USCIS decision is to deny the application for a certificate of citizenship under this section, the applicant
will be furnished with the reasons for denial and advised of the right to appeal in accordance with the provisions of
8 CFR 103.3(a). An applicant may file an appeal
within 30 days of service of the decision in accordance with the instructions on
the form prescribed by USCIS for that purpose, and with the required fee
8 CFR 103.7(b)(1).
After an application for a certificate of citizenship has been denied and the
time for appeal has expired, USCIS will reject a subsequent application
submitted by the same individual and the applicant will be instructed to submit
a motion for reopening or reconsideration in accordance with
8 CFR 103.5. The motion must be accompanied by the rejected application and
the fee specified in
8 CFR 103.7(b)(1). (Added effective 11/28/11,