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Q: Is a naturalization applicant exempt from the U.S. civic and history if he passed this test at his amnesty interview?

Applicant qualified under the 245(a) amnesty program (continuous residency since prior to 01/01/1982) and took the U.S. civics and history test at the time of the interview (adjusting from temporary to permanent residency)in order to satisfy this requirement for future naturalization benefit.... Read more »

Joshua L. Goldstein
Joshua L. Goldstein
answered on Jan 5, 2011

In my opinion, you wouldn't ordinarily be exempt from the civics and history examination requirement just because your got your green card through legalization.

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