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CMS & New Americans Campaign Announce Citizenship Week

Monday, March 11, 2013

ILRC_NAC-Logo_RGBIn coordination with the New Americans Campaign, New York City legal service providers and nonprofit organizations today announced a free week-long series of naturalization events that will take place in locations throughout the city from March 16-23, 2013.


Catholic Migration Services, a NYC partner in the New Americans Campaign, is collaborating with other campaign partners to host two citizenship events during Citizenship Week.

On Wednesday, March 20, CMS will be co-hosting a citizenship information session and mock interview with the NALEO Educational Fund. Representatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the government agency that citizenship, will be on hand to explain how to become a U.S. citizen and lead attendees through what a citizenship interview is like. The event will take place at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Heafy Hall at 43-22 Ithaca Street, Elmhurst from 6:30 – 8pm. Prior registration is not necessary.

On Friday, March 22, CMS is co-hosting a citizenship application assistance workshop with the NALEO Educational Fund, CUNY Citizenship Now!, and the Brooklyn Public Library. The event will take place at the Brooklyn Public Library at 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn from 10am to 2pm. To register, please call 1-888-Ve-y-Vota (839-8682).

For more information about these events, please contact Kimberley Kearns at (347) 472-3500 ext. 116 or

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