Congressman Barton can assist you with questions regarding the Department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and any applications you have filed with that agency, including naturalization applications, immigrant petitions, and adjustment of status applications. If you have been working with USCIS and have encountered problems, we might be able to help. Although we cannot order an agency to decide a matter in your favor, we can ensure that your case is treated fairly and expeditiously.You will need to fill out a privacy release and send it with the explanation of the problem you are having to:

The Honorable Joe Barton
6001 West I-20, Suite 200
Arlington, Texas 76017-2811

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How do I become a U.S. Citizen?
A: Visit the USCIS website for information about how to become a U.S. Citizen. Also, you can download a "Guide to Naturalization." This 45-page booklet answers most questions you may have regarding citizenship. You must have Adobe Acrobat to access it.

You can call 1-800-870-3676 and request form N-400, the Naturalization application, or download it from the USCIS website


Q: How do I get an USCIS form?
A: Forms are available for download from the USCIS website. You can also request forms be mailed to you by calling 1-800-870-FORM (3676). 


Q: How is immigration policy determined?
A: You can find information on laws, regulations and interpretations controlling immigration and the work of the USCIS from their website. There, you can find the full text of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any subsequent legislation that has affected it.

You can also learn how immigration laws are made, how regulations are developed, and you can explore agency and judicial interpretations of those laws. Additionally, you can find handbooks and guides used by the INS in performing its mission as well as guides created to help you through the immigration process.

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