Can I file for naturalization with only three years of taxes after I complete five years of legal residence?
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Yes - unless you were in fact required to file for those two years in question as well, but did not.
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If you do not owe any back taxes, the fact you filed three out of five years should not be an issue.
The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.
You have to be in compliance with your tax filing for each year. Discuss legal options further with an experienced immigration counsel of your choice. There are ways to handle these issues.
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