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Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part G – Spouses of U.S. Citizens


 

Technical UpdateValidity of Same-Sex Marriages

July 01, 2014

​This technical update addresses the Supreme Court ruling holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.


 

POLICY ALERTComprehensive Citizenship and Naturalization Policy Guidance

January 07, 2013

​USCIS is issuing updated and comprehensive citizenship and naturalization policy guidance in the new USCIS Policy Manual.


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Legal Authorities

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  • INA 101(f) - Definition of good moral character
  • 8 CFR 316.5(b)(6) - Residence for certain spouses of military personnel
  • 8 CFR 316.6 - Physical presence for certain spouses of military personnel
  • 8 U.S.C. 1443a - Overseas naturalization for service members and their family
  • INA 216, 8 CFR 216 - Conditional permanent resident status for certain foreign national spouses and sons and daughters​

  • INA 312, 8 CFR 312 - Educational requirements for naturalization
  • INA 316, 8 CFR 316 - General requirements for naturalization
  • INA 318 - Prerequisite to naturalization, burden of proof
  • INA 319(e) - Residence, physical presence, and overseas naturalization for certain spouses of military personnel
  • INA 319, 8 CFR 319 - Spouses of U.S. citizens
  • INA 332, 8 CFR 332 - Naturalization administration, executive functions
  • ​INA 334, 8 CFR 334 - Application for naturalization; declaration of intention


Appendices

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Current as of May 23, 2018