Form I-485 Part 3 C

Asked about 2 years ago - Decatur, GA

List your present and past affiliations with every organization, association, fund, foundation, party, club, society, or similar group in United States?

What do I need to put down or do I need to put down anything? For example, math club in high school, engineering society in college, etc
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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Not a bad idea to do so, but the government is really looking for politically affiliated organizations.

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  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . When asked this question, I almost always instruct my clients to put "NONE" and move on.

    What is being asked here is of a political (as opposed to professional or hobby) affiliation.

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  3. Haroen Calehr

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    Answered . Post 9/11 I actually instruct my clients to even put down the most mundane organization/club since in actuality USCIS is looking for misrepresentation of terrorist type organizations etc and I've had clients who honestly omitted being in a mosque congregation got into some hot questioning for trying to "misrepresent" a "membership. So to err on the side of caution just put down whatever member you have been in since attaining age of majority, ie. 18. USCIS and the Feds are now perpetually paranoid post 9/11 and are looking for ways to deny your application for a benefit not approve it.

  4. Thomas Esparza Jr.

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    Answered . just put what you remember. impress them, but don't brag. this is holdover from the days where they were hunting for Nazis or Communists. (they still do)

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