Additional Biometric Security Measure At Green Card and Citizenship Interviews

By |2013-05-01T09:56:27-05:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Citizenship / Naturalization and the N-400 Application, Conditional Permanent Residence Based on Marriage, Green Cards, Lawful Permanent Residence in the U.S.|Tags: , , , |

Published:  May 1, 2013 In the coming week, U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Citizenship and Immigration Services offices across the U.S. will begin implementation of a new “Customer Identity Verification” process.  In the interest of national security and identity fraud prevention, applicants for U.S. citizenship, permanent residence, and other benefits, will now be required to submit to an additional biometric fingerprinting procedure to confirm their identity when appearing for their interview at a local CIS office.  This procedure, which will be in addition to a biometric fingerprint appointment scheduled just after application filing, is designed to provide an additional layer of security and identity verification for individuals seeking […]