How does USCIS define " living with the same U . S citizen for the last three year " for N - 400 .

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

im filing N400 based on 3 years rules , we have been married for almost 5 years and living together with my wife , I'm not sure how USCIS define " living together " , does it mean 24 * 7 my wife used to go to visit her mom for a month or two every year . we have all the documents together for the last 4 year like ( lease , bank accounts , credit cards , Tax . . . . ) . Please help

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  1. Lalita Haran

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    Answered . Just use the common sense definition and you should be fine. Best Wishes!
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  2. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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    Answered . Vacations are fine. There is no magic definition of "living together." You are probably fine based on what you have indicated above.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague ... common sense 'rules' apply.

    Not it isn't 24/7. As long as she comes back to your 'family home' when she's done visiting her mother.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  4. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . It means that you are in a marital relationship and not separated.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more

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