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Free Citizenship Workshop
Wed, September 6, 2017, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
American citizenship provides many privileges and protections: the right to vote, security against deportation, ability to bring more family to the U.S., increased job opportunities and more. Now you can get trusted help from a Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognized organization to complete your citizenship application at the San Jose Public Library Alum Rock Branch.
At this workshop, you will receive information on U.S. citizenship eligibility requirements and exemptions, get help to complete your naturalization application (N-400), and learn whether you may be eligible for an application fee waiver. Your case will be reviewed by a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative who will serve as your representative with USCIS, alert you to updates in your case, and provide you trusted guidance and advice throughout the entire naturalization process. All services are free!
Registration is required.
How to Register:
Register online by selecting a date above, or call (408) 277-0255, or send a registration request via email to email@example.com with your full name and phone number.
Before the Event:
Prior to the workshop, complete this worksheet which you will need to print and bring with you to the workshop.
What do I need to bring with me?
- Your permanent resident card (green card)
- Court dispositions relating to any arrest, police, court or immigration contact
- Payment to “US Department of Homeland Security" or if you receive public benefits (food stamps, Medi-Cal, SSI), bring proof of that for a possible USCIS fee waiver or reduced fee
- A completed worksheet with information about your family and addresses & employers from the last 5 years
Who is hosting this event?
This workshop is a partnership between the San Jose Public Library and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) as part of an initiative to make immigration legal services accessible to the community. The IRC is a non-profit organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice's Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and its accredited staff are authorized to provide immigration and citizenship legal services. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, today the IRC is at work in over 40 countries worldwide and 26 U.S. cities.
Visit IRC's website to learn more and locate other office locations across the U.S.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (408) 277-0255.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes. To update, please email us at email@example.com or call us at (408) 277-0255 extension 17, 18 or 21.