SLS Citizenship Dilemma?

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  1. Crossingmyfinger

    Crossingmyfinger New Member

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    So I recently got accepted to SLS however I got a email from the admissions telling me that they are currently with drawing it because I need to prove that I am a citizen of the United States. I am a naturalize citizen so I am given the choice of either sending my passport or naturalization certificate. [the certificate is currently out of the question right now]

    My question is: my passport just expired so I need to renew it, which I'm doing tomorrow, but it takes at least a week and a half. I'm guessing that the academy will receive it in two weeks from now. Do you think that my spot will be still open?
    When I read the acceptance letter it was dated for Jan. 11 which is one day after Jan. 10th when the application opened. Because I got accepted early I think that my spot will still be opened. What do you guys think?

    Thank you in advance for any answers! :smile:
     
  2. Jcleppe

    Jcleppe Member

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    I don't think Passport renewals can be completed that quickly, Why can't you just send your Naturalization Certificate.
     
  3. Crossingmyfinger

    Crossingmyfinger New Member

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    the reason I am unable to get the certificate is because I needed to register my naturalization when I was born. I did not register until I was five. For the passport renewal based past experience that was how fast it took.
     
  4. BillSL

    BillSL USMA Class of 2016

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    I don't know if your spot will still be opened (I'm just a candidate), but what I think you could do is scan the picture page of your passport and e-mail it to the person who contacted you explaining your situation - you ARE a U.S. citizen and the passport has expired, and what steps should be taken: you will renew it tomorrow, but you are afraid you might lose the spot on SLS since it takes two and a half weeks to do so...

    I think it can't hurt you to explain yourself in this situation.
     
  5. Just_A_Mom

    Just_A_Mom Member

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    You have lost me here.

    In any case, why are you not calling West Point about your concerns??? They are the folks to speak with.
     

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