Public Comments / Sign-on Letters

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08/25/2021
ILRC submitted this comment to commend USCIS on the recent update to the USCIS Policy Manual, entitled “Assisted Reproductive Technology and In-Wedlock Determinations for Immigration and Citizenship Purposes.” We applaud USCIS on this update and clarification, which was necessary to comport with evolving reproductive technology and address disparate treatment under previous guidance. The change...
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07/07/2021
In July 2021, African Communities Together, the UndocuBlack Network, and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center submitted a memo to USCIS outlining the reasons that an expired Liberian passport should be considered primary evidence of nationality for LRIF eligibility.
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06/28/2021
ILRC submitted this comment in response to the recent update to the USCIS Policy Manual, entitled “Naturalization Eligibility and Voter Registration Through a State’s Benefit Application Process,” issued May 27, 2021, and effective immediately. ILRC wrote to commend USCIS on the addition of this update, suggest edits to the wording of the false claim ground to better reflect the law and avoid...
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06/21/2021
In 1994, Congress established an exception to the English and civics testing requirements for applicants with disabilities, creating access to citizenship for people who previously had none. Subsequent administrative guidance restricted eligibility for the waiver. On June 21, 2021 ILRC joined with dozens of organizations submitting a comment to USCIS regarding changes to the N-648 naturalization...
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05/12/2021
The Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) Strategy Group submitted these comments in connection with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) Request for Public Input published in the Federal Register on April 19, 2021. The Strategy Group is a focused coalition of local, state, and national-level organizations that provide direct legal and other community-based services to...
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03/30/2021
ILRC submitted these comments on December 18, 2020 to oppose the administration's dramatic expansion of USCIS guidance on how to assess whether someone has a “lawful admission” for purposes of naturalization eligibility under INA § 318. The updated policy guidance is an unwarranted directive to officers to engage in extreme vetting and unnecessary scrutiny of all naturalization applicants.
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03/24/2021
On March 16, 2021, ILRC and seven other coalition members of the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) Strategy Group submitted recommendations to the Administration and USCIS leadership for equitable implementation of LRIF. The group requested a meeting with the government to discuss these recommendations.
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03/16/2021
ILRC submitted these comments on March 16, 2021 to oppose the numerous unnecessary and burdensome changes that former President Trump's administration proposed in the last few days of his presidency, as well as to propose some further changes that President Biden's administration could take to streamline the application process and eradicate barriers to naturalization.

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