August 2020

USCIS Naturalizes Over Two Thousand Individuals Prevented From Naturalizing Due to Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Shutdown, Advocates Voluntarily Dismiss Suit

Following a class action lawsuit brought by two lawful permanent residents whose naturalization ceremonies were cancelled or delayed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization Services (USCIS) naturalized the named plaintiffs as well as 2,200 proposed class members.