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Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part J – Oath of Allegiance


 

Technical UpdateAuthority to Administer the Oath of Allegiance

March 21, 2018

This technical update clarifies that the Secretary of Homeland Security has, through the Director of USCIS, delegated the authority to administer the Oath during an administrative naturalization ceremony to certain USCIS officials who can successively re-delegate the authority within their chains of command.


 

POLICY ALERTAdministrative Naturalization Ceremonies

June 28, 2017

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance on USCIS administrative naturalization ceremonies, to include guidance regarding participation from other U.S. government and non-governmental entities.


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POLICY ALERTModifications to Oath of Allegiance for Naturalization

July 21, 2015

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance to clarify the eligibility requirements for modifications to the Oath of Renunciation and Allegiance for naturalization.


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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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Appendices

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Current as of May 23, 2018