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Testing of applicants who obtained permanent residence pursuant to section 245A
of the Act..
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Sec. 312.3 Testing of applicants who obtained permanent
residence pursuant to section 245A of the Act. (Section heading and section
revised effective 11/28/11,
An applicant who has obtained lawful permanent resident alien status pursuant to Section
of the Act, and who, at that time, demonstrated English language proficiency in reading and writing, and knowledge of the government and history of the United States through either an examination administered by
USCIS or the INS or a standardized section 312 test authorized by the USCIS or
the INS for use with Legalization applicants as provided in Section
of the Act, will not be reexamined on those skills at the time of the naturalization interview. However, such applicant,
unless otherwise exempt, must still demonstrate his or her ability to speak and
understand English in accordance with
8 CFR 312.1(c)(1)
establish eligibility for naturalization through testimony in the English language.