N-652, Naturalization Interview Results- Decision cannot yet be made. Alternatives?

Asked about 2 years ago - New York, NY

It appears by law USCIS has 120 days to make a decision on an application for naturalization. Is this 120 working days? Or total days?
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    Answered . Total days. If it has been more than 120 days and you cannot get an answer, you have the option of suing the USCIS in Federal Court to force them to make a decision on your application.

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    Answered . 120 total days. Be patient. USCIS often takes 90 or more days to make a decision. Once you reach 120 days you can file in the US District Court where you live for the federal judge to make a decision.

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    Answered . 120 days total.

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