Official Website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOfficial Website of the Department of Homeland Security
October 30, 2018POLICY ALERTImmigrant Investors and Debt Arrangements
October 25, 2018POLICY ALERTUse of Form G-325A
October 16, 2018POLICY ALERTValidity of Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record (Form I-693)
October 12, 2018POLICY ALERTMarriage and Living in Marital Union Requirements for Naturalization
September 26, 2018POLICY ALERTSpecial Naturalization Provisions for Children
September 26, 2018Technical UpdateAuthorized Medical Professionals
August 24, 2018POLICY ALERTGeographic Area of a Regional Center

Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part G – Spouses of U.S. Citizens


 

POLICY ALERTMarriage and Living in Marital Union Requirements for Naturalization

October 12, 2018

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the marriage and living in marital union requirements under section 319(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).


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POLICY ALERTSpecial Naturalization Provisions for Children

September 26, 2018

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance to amend the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify certain special naturalization provisions for children.


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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 October 30, 2018