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Who has recently applied for U.S citizenship?

Old Oct 11th 2018, 12:30 am
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I'm wondering how long will the citizenship process take under the current administration. My mother received hers within a year, but that was a few years ago.
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Old Oct 11th 2018, 4:45 pm
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It largely depends on what USCIS office is dealing with your application. If you look up the office you sent the application to, or if different the one that deals with applications for your location, they will list the approximate processing times.
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Old Oct 11th 2018, 11:59 pm
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Originally Posted by 5gr8kiddos View Post
I'm wondering how long will the citizenship process take under the current administration. My mother received hers within a year, but that was a few years ago.
Boston, this year. 3 months from application to oath ceremony.
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Old Oct 12th 2018, 12:49 am
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3 months? That’s fast. It took 6 months just to replace the green card I lost. Thanks for the responses guys.
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We submitted ours online Tuesday. Status shows expected completion by December 2019. 14 months.

I would love for it to take 3 months.
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Los Angeles, I applied November 2017 & my oath ceremony is in a couple of weeks, so that's 11 months.
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Application filed in April. Still waiting to hear something after the biometrics, so 6 months and counting.
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Application filed in May to Atlanta. Expecting case completion is November 2019, expecting to hear something more like March based on another persons timeline on here to the same officer, but we'll see.
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Last year I got mine in 9 months from start to finish in NYC.
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I applied in in Tennessee back in July and the estimated completion date is July 2019 so 12 months. I'm assuming mine is going through the new field office in Nashville, the Memphis estimates are 14-21 months.
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https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/
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tl;dr - in our case the actual time was less than the minimum time on the processing times page, so not sure how reliable they are.

the times on there for Boston did not match the reality when we applied in Feb 2018. It said 5.5 to 18 months then, when we applied the actual estimate we got for our actual case was 9 months and in the end it was only 3. Suggested even the minimum in some locations are not realistic either.
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tl;dr - in our case the actual time was less than the minimum time on the processing times page, so not sure how reliable they are.

the times on there for Boston did not match the reality when we applied in Feb 2018. It said 5.5 to 18 months then, when we applied the actual estimate we got for our actual case was 9 months and in the end it was only 3. Suggested even the minimum in some locations are not realistic either.
I suspect there’s a fairly healthy time delay on the stats. At least it was a significantly shorter time than longer; a much preferable way to manage expectations.
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Applied May 2018, Oath Ceremony September, 4 months total - FWIW - it estimated my case completion at June 2019 (13 months), so take that with a pinch of salt - it COULD take that long, but it appears if you have no issues then it's a lot faster.
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Got notification of biometrics 30th October in New Orleans.
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