4 year PR wait for Citizenship

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Dear Department of Immigration and Border Protection,

I was eligible to apply for citizenship in March 2017, I submitted my application on 26th of April, I would like to know what is going to happen to my application? Considering the Government's new proposed changes, does that mean my application is going to be on hold until the end of 2017?

Yours faithfully,
Nas

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