Do you to prove that you won't be public charge when applying for citizenship??

Asked about 2 years ago - New York, NY

Do you to prove that you won't be public charge when applying for citizenship??

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  1. Karin Wolman

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    Answered . No, you do not have to prove you have not been a public charge when applying for citizenship. N-400 applicants must show that they have paid any US income taxes owed since becoming a permanent resident, and have not engaged in any tax or benefits fraud, but eligibility for a means-tested public benefit may provide evidence in support of a request for a fee waiver.

    This is general information only. It is not intended as a substitute for legal advice, and does not create an... more
  2. Tsirina Goroshit

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    Answered . You have to file taxes, not to commit any fraud.

    The above is intended as general information only and cannot be relied upon as legal advice. Laws change... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . You need to establish that you have not been a public charge.

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

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    Answered . no, as long as you are talking about citizenship, not permanent residency

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

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