Do you have to be employed to apply for citizenship? Do they ask for a letter of employment??

Asked almost 2 years ago - Paterson, NJ

Do you have to be employed to apply for citizenship? Do they ask for a letter of employment??

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  1. Emily Katherine Allen

    Contributor Level 13

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    Answered . Employment is not required, but you may get some questions about how you support yourself. Means-tested public benefit are frowned upon.

    THIS ANSWER IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE, AND DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY-... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . No, you don't have to be employed. Yes, you have to have paid any taxes that were legally due ... get your tax transcripts.

    IMMIGRATION LAW PROFESSOR for 10 years -- LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This answer is offered for informational purposes only.... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . No, but you will need to explain how you are supporting yourself.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  4. Neil Ian Fleischer

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . no

    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more

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