Can I apply for a citizenship if I'm on probation?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Anoka, MN

on probation in USA

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar


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    Answered . Answered less than a minute ago. No. You cannot.

    To be eligible for naturalization you must prove to be a person of "good moral character" for the statutory period. Someone still under any sort of probation does not qualify.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . No

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. Kristina A. Gasson

    Contributor Level 12


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    Answered . No, if you are on probation, your application for citizenship will be denied. You should wait to apply until after your probation ends and also consult with an immigration attorney that can help you gather evidence to show that you have "reformed" when you submit your N-400. - Disclaimer: This a general answer to your legal question. Unless you have a signed engagement... more

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