Supposed Easing of House Food Stamp Immigrant Cut Turns Out To Be Largely Cosmetic: Change Retains Full Cut, Merely Phases It In Over Several Years
 Technically, the language also exempts individuals who have been approved to naturalize and have not yet taken the oath. But, immigrants cannot be approved to naturalize if they have not already applied for naturalization. So, this is not an additional exemption.
 The application fee can be waived, but the waiver is not automatic, and must be accompanied by documentation of the immigrant’s economic circumstances. If the waiver is denied, the immigrant has to begin the application process all over again. The fee waiver does not apply to the fingerprint fees.