Part J – Oath of Allegiance
Chapter 1 – Purpose and Background
Chapter 2 – The Oath of Allegiance
Chapter 3 – Oath of Allegiance Modifications and Waivers
Chapter 4 – General Considerations for All Oath Ceremonies
Chapter 5 – Administrative Naturalization Ceremonies
Chapter 6 – Judicial and Expedited Oath Ceremonies
Technical Update – Authority 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 ALERT – Administrative 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.
POLICY ALERT – Modifications 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.
POLICY ALERT – Comprehensive 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.