Yes, USCIS may expedite the processing of a citizenship application in some situations. To request expedited processing of your citizenship application, you will need to submit a written request to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) explaining why you need your application processed quickly. You will also need to provide supporting documentation, such as a letter from your employer or school, a medical report or a court order.
USCIS will review your request and decide whether to grant it. If your request is granted, your application will be processed ahead of other applications that have not been expedited.
USCIS officials can approve a case to be expedited in certain situations, including:
Here are some of the reasons why you might need to expedite your citizenship application:
If you need to expedite your citizenship application, contact an immigration attorney as soon as possible. An attorney can help you understand the requirements for expedited processing and prepare your request.
Naturalization to become a U.S. Citizen can bring many rights and privileges, such as voting in elections and becoming eligible for certain government jobs. There are also financial benefits associated with becoming a United States citizen. Understanding all the rights and responsibilities associated with becoming a United States citizen is important before applying for naturalization.
The immigration attorneys at Godoy Law Office work with you to evaluate your immigration status and guide you in your journey to becoming a U.S. citizen. If you need help with an immigration issue, please contact our office at 630-912-0322.
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