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I filed for my citizenship 3 years ago, my interview was 2

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years ago and I keep...
I filed for my citizenship 3 years ago, my interview was 2 years ago and I keep being told that approval is pending background checks
JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?
Customer: However today I got a call from my ex-husband that he was visited by Immigration agents trying to force him to say our marriage was fake. Which he could not do because we had a real marriage.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: I am just confused because I don't understand what is going on No
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I got my Greencard in 2009 all the checks were done by Immigration
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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ANSWER: First, you need to get an immigration lawyer to protect you in case the authorities decide to say you committed marriage fraud.

Then you need to create a Service Request with the USCIS since this is far outside of the processing times: https://egov.uscis.gov/e-request/displayONPTForm.do?entryPoint=init&sroPageType=onpt

Third, contact your representatives in Congress to help you get this moving along.

Also, you should contact the USCIS Ombudsman, who helps people stuck in long delays: https://www.dhs.gov/case-assistance.

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