You need to establish that you have not been a public charge.
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no, as long as you are talking about citizenship, not permanent residency
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No, you do not have to prove you have not been a public charge when applying for citizenship. N-400 applicants must show that they have paid any US income taxes owed since becoming a permanent resident, and have not engaged in any tax or benefits fraud, but eligibility for a means-tested public benefit may provide evidence in support of a request for a fee waiver.
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