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LIC clinic helps immigrants apply for citizenship

A Long Island City naturalization workshop at LaGuardia Community College provided free access and services to immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship. With the help of Catholic Migration Services; New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP; and volunteers from Goldman Sachs over 50 eligible green card holders were assisted through the legal process.

Read the full story in the Queens TimeLedger: LIC clinic helps immigrants apply for citizenship

Adams, Brooklyn, Queens leaders offer workshops for immigrants

New York leaders continue to offer workshops for neighboring immigrants on the path to citizenship. Catholic Migration Services and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) will host the first joint naturalization workshop for eligible green card holders on Saturday, July 28th at LaGuardia Community College.

The July 28th workshop is designed to offer information and guidance to green card holders seeking to become U.S. citizens, according to organizers, who said lawyers and trained volunteers will assist them in filling out naturalization applications and help them understand their legal rights.

In Brooklyn, Eric Adams, Borough President will host his annual Citizenship Drive on Saturday, July 21st at Borough Hall.

Read the full story in the Brooklyn Eagle: Adams, Brooklyn, Queens leaders offer workshops for immigrants

CMS to Host Citizenship Workshop

citizenship workshop nov20 2014CMS is hosting a free Citizenship Application Assistance Workshop on Saturday, December 6th at Our Lady of the Angelus in Rego Park, Queens.

If you are a Lawful Permanent Resident interested in applying for U.S. citizenship, please call (646) 597-8797 for more information  and how to register for this event.

When: Saturday, December 6th, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
Where: Our Lady of the Angelus
63-63 98th Street
Rego Park, NY 11374
(take M or R Train to 63 Dr – Rego Park)

You will need to bring the following information and documents:

  • Your green card, driver’s license (or state ID) and all passports you have
  • Your addresses and job history for last five years
  • If you have ever been arrested, court dispositions for all arrests
  • If you receive public benefits, budget letter from agency (in English)
  • Information about your children (name, birthdays, A numbers, address)

For more information on our citizenship services, please call Zachary Shultz, the
CMS Naturalization Coordinator, in our Brooklyn office at 718 236-3000.