My fingerprints are difficult to take. If USCIS cannot read them, how will they process my application to naturalize?

USCIS generally will try several times to take an applicant’s fingerprints. In few a cases, though, prints cannot be read. If that occurs, generally the applicant is asked to obtain a clearance letter from the Police Department in the city in which the applicant resides.

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