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When applying for the US Citizenship, form N-400, based on my marriage, do I need to include my husband's child, who has a different last name to him, we do not know her current residence, but he pays child support for her? Also, if I would like to change my name back to my maiden name, should I request for that change?

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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 7 months ago

Do you mean if you need to include your husband's child on YOUR N-400 form?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Correct.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Because when I was filling my application it said that I needed to include stepchildren.
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 7 months ago

Yes, you must include the step child even if you do not know her address because legally it is your stepchild. You can put the information that you do know and whatever you don't know, you can write "DO NOT KNOW."

Yes, you can request for your name to be changed back to your maiden name on the form.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Also, I got a speeding ticket roughly a year and half ago. I had to pay two fines of $300 each & got 6 points on my license. Do I need to include that?
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 7 months ago

Yes, you must include that.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
to the following questions, do I answer yes?1. Have you EVER committed, assisted in committing, or attempted to commit, a crime or offense for which you were NOT arrested?2. Have you EVER been arrested, cited, or detained by any law enforcement officer (including any immigration official or any official of the U.S. armed forces) for any reason?3. Have you EVER been charged with committing, attempting to commit, or assisting in committing a crime or offense?4. Have you EVER been convicted of a crime or offense?
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 7 months ago

1. Have you EVER committed, assisted in committing, or attempted to commit, a crime or offense for which you were NOT arrested? NO

2. Have you EVER been arrested, cited, or detained by any law enforcement officer (including any immigration official or any official of the U.S. armed forces) for any reason? YES (because you were cited, then list info in question 29)

3. Have you EVER been charged with committing, attempting to commit, or assisting in committing a crime or offense? YES

4. Have you EVER been convicted of a crime or offense? YES

These are minor and will not be held against you but you should disclose them to be completely honest.

Hope this clarifies.

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