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Migrants Now Allowed to Identify as 'X' Gender When Applying for US Citizenship

2 Apr 2024 8:18 AM | Anonymous

US immigration announces 'third gender option' on citizenship form.

As of Monday, immigrants can now select a third gender option, or "X," when applying for naturalization.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a news alert that revealed that it had revised Form N-400, the Application for Naturalization, to provide "Another Gender Identity," the first USCIS form to do so.

"Historically, USCIS forms and associated documents have only offered two gender options: ‘Male (M)’ and ‘Female (F).’ This has created significant barriers for requestors who do not identify with either of those options. Limiting benefit requestors to two gender options also creates administrative challenges for USCIS when we receive birth certificates or other official government-issued documents with a gender other than M or F," the statement read.

You can read further details in an article by Lindsay Kornick in the Fox News web site at:



  • 8 Apr 2024 6:37 PM | Anonymous
    Dick, I urge you to edit the title of this article. The term "migrant" has a totally different denotation - and connotation - than the word "immigrant," or better yet, "permanent resident."

    I am the decades-long wife of a man who came to the U.S. with political asylum, and thus with immediate permanent resident status. I can assure you that the process for naturalization cannot start until the immigrant is a Permanent Resident.

    Most of us here in the U.S. have at least some ancestry from some ancestor who was born in another country and came here. I do not thing we think of them as mere migrants.
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