I have been member in some professional and religious organizations. In my I-485 application (Adjustment of Status, employment based), I provided their abbreviated names so for example I wrote IEEE instead of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. I-485 asks name dates of memeberships and nature of the organization.
N-400 part 10: Section B on the other hand asks for just the names of organizations the applicant has ever belonged to, can I provide the same abbreviated names as I did on I-485 with little explanation in brackets, for example:
IEEE [Professional, Engineering]
ABC[Faith based community center]
Should membership to clubs like AAA or local wholesale club (BJs, CostCo, Sam's club) also needs to be disclosed here?
Generally you do want your forms to be consistent. It is not necessary to mention Sam's Club. It is best to consult an attorney.
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Generally, only professional memberships should be included. Not membership to AAA, etc.
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I agree you do want your forms to be consistent.
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