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Residency for Naturalization

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This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding residency issues in the naturalization process.   

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16 hours ago, Attorney_22 said:

This week, Murthy Law Firm attorneys will answer questions regarding residency issues in the naturalization process.   

Rules for Topic of the Week Threads:

1. Attorney's postings contain general information only and are not a substitute for case-specific legal advice.

2. The attorney will answer only those questions which relate to the main subject. If you have a question on some other issue, please start a new thread in the appropriate forum section.

3. The attorney will not necessarily answer every question posted and may provide a single answer to a group of similar questions.

4. Please do not provide information which would identify any specific company, university or individual.
 

 

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1. Would I be considered as a resident of a state where I recently moved to (and have a property) even if the adjustments for my paycheck is delayed and I’m still being taxed in the old state, where I used to reside in?

2. After being in the new stage for 3 months and submitting my application for citizenship, what are the residency requirements until I receive my citizenship? Can I travel to a different country and stay for couple of months for example, and come back for my biometrics and interview?

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On 2/28/2020 at 1:06 PM, Memom said:

1. Would I be considered as a resident of a state where I recently moved to (and have a property) even if the adjustments for my paycheck is delayed and I’m still being taxed in the old state, where I used to reside in?

2. After being in the new stage for 3 months and submitting my application for citizenship, what are the residency requirements until I receive my citizenship? Can I travel to a different country and stay for couple of months for example, and come back for my biometrics and interview?

Residency for naturalization is based on your residency-in-fact, and not the necessarily the paper trail that follows. However, it is advisable to appropriately update your residency information in your documentation. Regarding travel, short-term travel for work or pleasure is acceptable provided you are not moving your residency abroad. 

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No, if you were green card holders and were laid off, you were eligible for unemployment benefits so it should have no impact on your ability to naturalize.

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