Can you travel abroad while in process of IS Citizenship

I have applied for citizenship and received my biometric interview on August 16,2017. I have a planned trip upside US for 3 week from October 1-17,2017 however I haven’t received my interview letter for citizenship yet. Can I still travel?

Asked on September 6, 2017 under Immigration Law, New Jersey


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Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can travel but make sure that someone is checking your mail while you are gone so that you do not miss the interview date, just in case.  Most likely it will not come or the interview be scheduled while you are gone but so that you don't get the petition denied for not appearing make sure someone is checking your mail.

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