What is a medical excuse for citizenship test?
Using the N-648 form, a person can apply for exemption or excuse to the citizenship examination exam. The N-648 is completed by a licensed immigration psychologist who has evaluated the citizenship applicant. The immigration psychologist conducts an interview and psychological testing to determine if the citizenship applicant has disabilities of impairments that prevents him from taking and passing the exam. The immigration psychologist typically conducts tests of memory, attention, concentration, intelligence and other functions.
Who qualifies for citizenship examination waiver?
The immigration psychologist conducts interviews and testing to determine if the citizenship applicant has any disability or impairment that keeps him from taking and passing the citizenship exam. The immigration psychologist must be licensed and must assess the applicant before completing the N-648 form. The N-648 communicates to USCIS the type of disability or impairment that prevents the applicant from passing the citizenship examination. The N-648 lists the testing and assessment completed by the immigration psychologist and lists the citizenship applicant’s diagnoses.
Can citizenship exam be waived?
Yes, the citizenship exam can be waived if the citizenship applicant has impairments or disabilities that prevent him from taking the exam. These impairments or disabilities are assessed by an immigration psychologist who completes the N-648 form. The N-648 form describes diagnoses, tests administered, and procedures used to establish the impairments or disabilities that prevent the applicant from taking the citizenship exam.
How to get a citizenship examination waiver?
To obtain the citizenship examination exemption or waiver, the applicant must submit the N-648 form to USCIS. The N-648 is completed by an immigration psychologist who interviews and tests the citizenship applicant. The immigration psychologist conducts interviews and testing to establish the applicant’s disabilities or impairments. The immigration psychologist establishes the applicant’s diagnoses and explains how the diagnoses prevent the applicant from passing the citizenship exam. Ultimately, the exemption to the citizenship exam is granted by USCIS.
The immigration psychologist is not qualified to provide legal guidance and only prepares the N-648 form. An immigration attorney should be consulted to complete other parts of this process.
What type of disability qualify for the citizenship waiver?
There are multiple disabilities and impairments that make a person eligible for waiver of the citizenship examination. The disabilities that make a person eligible for exemption are assessed by the immigration psychologist and described in the N-648. The disabilities and impairments could include medical diagnoses, mental health problems, cognitive deficits and more.
How do immigration psychologists and immigration attorneys work together?
Immigration psychologists and Immigration Attorneys have a working relationship that must protect the independence of opinion and the objectivity of each professional.
Immigration psychologists must understand rules of admissibility to determine whether the testing and procedures used are valid and reliable enough to stand the scrutiny of the court and other experts. Immigration psychologists must understand how to provide testimony as required by the case.
How can I contact an immigration psychologist?
Immigration Psychology, Inc. has Florida immigration psychologists, North Carolina immigration psychologists, South Carolina immigration psychologists, and experts in other states.
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