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

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

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Karin Wolman

Karin Wolman

Immigration Attorney - New York, NY
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
Tsirina Goroshit

Tsirina Goroshit

Immigration Attorney - New York, NY
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
J Charles Ferrari

J Charles Ferrari

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
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
Neil Ian Fleischer

Neil Ian Fleischer

Immigration Attorney - Cincinnati, OH
Answered

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

www.immigrate2usa.com

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

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