N-336: Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings

What is a Form N-336?

Form N-336 is a request for a hearing before an administrative law judge. It is used by individuals who have received an unfavorable decision on their application for benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or any other federal agency. This form allows an individual to request a hearing to appeal the agency’s decision and present evidence that the decision should be reversed.

Who is Eligible for Form N-336?

Anyone who has received an unfavorable decision from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on their Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, is eligible to file Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings.

What is the Latest Form N-336 Edition?

The latest Form N-336 edition is dated February 2019.

What are the Required Documents for Form N-336?

1. A copy of the Notice of Hearing and Order (Form N-335).

2. A Statement of the case (Form N-336A).

3. Evidence to support your claim that the decision is not supported by substantial evidence.

4. Any documents that were submitted to the USCIS or the Immigration judge at the time of the hearing.

5. Any documents or witnesses that you used to support your claim at the hearing or that you believe should have been considered by the Immigration Judge (if applicable).

6. A copy of the USCIS decision or order from which you are appealing.

7. A signed and dated copy of Form N-336.

How to Submit Form N-336?

1. Gather all documents and forms necessary to submit, including Form N-336.

2. Fill out Form N-336 completely, including your name, address, Social Security number, birthdate, and other information required.

3. Attach any additional documents and forms required with your submission.

4. Submit all documents and Form N-336 to the address listed on the form or to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services office nearest you. You can find the closest USCIS office on the USCIS website.

5. Pay any applicable fees with your submission. Payment can be made by check or money order in US dollars.

6. Receive confirmation of your submission and keep it for your records.

What are the Filing Tips for Form N-336?

1. Gather all the necessary documents prior to filing: In order to complete Form N-336 properly, you will need to have the following documents ready: valid ID, evidence of legal permanent residence, a copy of the applicable decision or order, and any evidence of the basis for the appeal.

2. Complete all required information: Be sure to provide accurate and up-to-date information on the form and answer all questions completely and accurately. Incorrect or incomplete information may delay or even prevent your appeal from being processed.

3. Pay the required filing fee: There is a filing fee associated with filing Form N-336. You will need to submit payment by check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

4. Submit your form: Once your form is complete, you will need to submit it to the appropriate USCIS office or Immigration Court depending on the jurisdiction of your case. If you are mailing your form, be sure to include all supporting documents and a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt notification.

5. Keep copies of all documents submitted: It is important to keep copies of all documents that you submit with your N-336 as well as a file-stamped copy of your submission. This will help ensure that you can receive updates on your appeal and provide proof of submission in case anything is lost or misplaced during processing.

Are There Special Instructions for Form N-336?

Yes, there are special instructions for Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings. The instructions can be found on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website.

It is important to note that the application must be filed within 30 days of receiving the notice of the decision or else it will not be accepted. Additionally, certain evidence must be included with the application, such as a copy of the notice and any other documents relating to the case. Additionally, it is important to complete the application accurately and completely in order to ensure that it is processed in a timely manner.

What is the Form N-336 Fee?

Form N-336 is an application for a hearing in front of an Immigration Judge. The fee for submitting the form is $705. This fee is non-refundable and must be paid in order for the hearing to be scheduled.

Can I Apply for Form N-336 Fee Waiver or Reduction?

Yes, you can apply for the Form N-336 fee waiver or reduction. The form is available on the USCIS website and you can complete it online. When filling out the form, you must provide evidence that you are unable to pay the full fee, such as a copy of your most recent tax return or proof of income. You must also provide evidence that the request is in the public interest. After submitting the form, USCIS will review your request and make a decision.

What is the Form N-336 Processing Time?

The processing time for Form N-336 varies depending on the specific circumstances of the case and the current workload of the USCIS. Generally, processing times can range anywhere from two months to one year, but may be longer in some cases.

Form N-336 Frequently Asked Questions

1. How long will my N-336 take to process?

The processing time for N-336 can vary depending on the circumstances. Generally, you should allow for an average processing time of 4 to 6 weeks from the date you submit your request to the USCIS.

2. Are there any fees associated with filing an N-336?

Yes, there are fees associated with filing an N-336. You must pay the standard $630 filing fee and any applicable biometrics fees.

3. What documents do I need to file an N-336?

When filing an N-336, you must submit a completed Form N-336, evidence to support your eligibility for relief, copies of any relevant court documents, and all other required supporting documents as indicated in the form instructions.

4. Can I travel while my N-336 is pending?

No, it is not recommended that you travel while your N-336 is pending as it could result in a delay or denial of your application.