Alert-October 2022 Changes to USCIS FORM N-648 and to the USCIS Policy Manual

Citizenship and Naturalization
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This alert describes recent changes to the naturalization disability waiver.  On October 19, 2022, USCIS announced major revisions to the Form N-648, which is used by naturalization applicants who seek a waiver of the English and/or civics requirement based on a disability or impairment that causes the applicant to be unable to learn or demonstrate knowledge of English and/or civics. USCIS also published major changes to the accompanying USCIS Policy Manual guidance.