N-400 Priority Processing for Certain Non-Citizen SSI Recipient

expedited processing possible for elderly and disabled immigrants in danger of losing benefits

Released August 12, 2011 

WASHINGTON—USCIS will prioritize the processing of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, for certain SSI recipients when the applicant’s:

• SSI benefits will be terminated within 1 year from the date listed on your SSI notice; AND,
• Form N-400 has been pending for 4 months or more from the date of receipt.

The USCIS website now has instructions for individuals whose SSI benefits are being terminated within 1 year and have applied for OR will apply for citizenship through Form N-400: