Can I not file for N-400 until I'm officially divorced? 8 Answers as of July 03, 2013

I am nearing the 5 year mark and would like to apply within the 90 day window available to me to submit my application. The only problem I have is that I do not know the answer to : "Date your spouse became a U.S. citizen". My spouse and I separated and sharing custody of our children. My spouse has refused to help me in any way.

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Baughman & Wang
Baughman & Wang | Justin X. Wang
Just say"unknown".
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/3/2013
Law Office of Adebola Asekun | Adebola O. Asekun
If you do not know the answer to a question. Just say No.and I don't believe your answer to that question will necessarily affect your N-400 application one way or the other. If your husband became a US citizen by naturalization, more likely than not, the information should be available to CIS by other means.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 7/2/2013
Immigration Law Offices, LLP
Immigration Law Offices, LLP | Fakhrudeen Hussain
You do not have to wait till your divorce is final to file the N-400. To the question of when your spouse became a citizen you can say "unknown".
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/2/2013
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC | Pho Ethan Tran
It's not necessary for you to wait until your divorce is finalized; you can submit it as soon as it is convenient for you. If you don't know the answers to all the questions, you should leave it blank.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 7/2/2013
Richard S. Kolomejec, Attorney at Law
Richard S. Kolomejec, Attorney at Law | Richard S. Kolomejec
You can leave that blank. Not a very important piece of information for your N-400 anyways. USCIS will have a copy of his naturalization certificate from the original filing anyways. And you can file even before the divorce is finalized. Doesn't matter one way or another.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/2/2013
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