Storrs Mansfield, CT asked in Constitutional Law and Immigration Law for Connecticut

Q: Should I answer "Yes" to all Questions related to the U.S. Constitution while filling my (N-400)?

We are applying for citizenship for my wife, she is 35 years old holding a green card for over 3 years now.

She was confused she may carry weapons and get into a war.

when reading the Questions related to the Constitution. The Question was:

If the law requires it, are you willing to bear arms on behalf of the United States?

Is really required for a female to serve in a war, or take actions related to the military?

Is it a must to answer Yes to this question?

should we answer Yes to all related questions

1 Lawyer Answer
Kelli Y. Allen
Kelli Y. Allen
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A: Even though you know it is highly unlikely that she would ever be asked to bear arms for the U.S., in order to naturalize, she must be willing to answer that question "yes".

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