By Matthew La Corte, Emily Van Fossen, and Haley Hamblin

Niskanen Center

May 1, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offices have closed through at least June 4, 2020, bringing all nonessential immigration services to a standstill. These closures mean that all naturalization oath ceremonies — which constitute the last step in a long process for immigrants to become citizens — are on hold.

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