What can I do if USCIS denies my naturalization application?
If you think that USCIS
was wrong in denying your naturalization application
, you may request a hearing with an immigration officer. Your denial letter will explain how to request a hearing and will include the form you need. The form for filing an appeal is the "Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization
Proceedings under Section 336 of the INA" (Form N-336
). You must file the form, including the correct fee, with USCIS
within 30 days after you receive a denial letter. If, after an appeal hearing with USCIS
, you still believe you have been wrongly denied naturalization
, you may file a petition for a new review of your application in U.S. District Court.