This is a good example of why you get an attorney to help you. The consequences of misrepresentation are far worse than citizenship being denied. If it is intentional. And once you put in a citizenship application you can't withdraw it. They look at you very carefully as if you just came into the country, to see if you are admissible. Be very careful and get advice. If you have already submitted the application, also be very careful and get advice. Good luck
How 'bad' is the 'mis-match' of the information?
If you left off a previous husband/wife ... it could be quite serious.
Talk to an attorney before filing the N-400 ... many of us use Skype for this service.
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I just handled a case where a woman was admitted as the unmarried daughter of an LPR when she was in fact married. She applied for citizenship and she was placed in removal proceedings.
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