Whittier, CA asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: I have filled out my N-400 naturalization for out in blue ink instead of black ink. Is this a problem?

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Kelly Lynn Ryan
Kelly Lynn Ryan
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Denver, CO

A: It may cause problems with the acceptance of the application due to the scanners that USCIS and its contractors use. If they cannot scan the document so the ink is legible, they may reject the application. The rejection notice may say that the application was not signed rather than citing to the color of the ink.

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