Part F - Good Moral Character
18 U.S.C. 611 - Voting by aliens
INA 101(a)(43) - Definition of aggravated felony
INA 101(a)(48)(A) - Definition of conviction
INA 101(f) - Definition of good moral character
INA 318 - Prerequisite to naturalization, burden of proof
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Technical Update - Replacing the Term “Foreign National”October 08, 2019
This technical update replaces all instances of the term “foreign national” with “alien” throughout the Policy Manual as used to refer to a person who meets the definition provided in INA 101(a)(3) [“any person not a citizen or national of the United States”].
POLICY ALERT - Controlled Substance-Related Activity and Good Moral Character DeterminationsApril 19, 2019
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify that violation of federal controlled substance law, including for marijuana, remains a conditional bar to establishing good moral character (GMC) for naturalization even where that conduct would not be an offense under state law.
Technical Update - Certified Court DispositionsSeptember 30, 2013
This technical update adds language addressing existing policy on circumstances where an applicant is required to provide a certified court disposition.
POLICY ALERT - Comprehensive Citizenship and Naturalization Policy GuidanceJanuary 07, 2013
USCIS is issuing updated and comprehensive citizenship and naturalization policy guidance in the new USCIS Policy Manual.