Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Free Virtual Citizenship Workshop Event

Advancing Justice-LA is hosting a virtual citizenship clinic on Friday, September 18, 2020 and Saturday, September 19, 2020. Advancing Justice-LA is encouraging all eligible community members to naturalize before USCIS fees increase on October, 2, 2020. 
 
For appointments please call our language hotlines:
 
Chinese: 800-520-2356
Korean: 800-867-3640
Tagalog: 855-300-2552
Thai: 800-914-9583
Vietnamese: 714-587-2050 ext. 6
English/Other: 888-349-9695
 
Online RSVP Link:
 
 
Our FREE service includes:
  • Checking your eligibility
  • Application preparation
  • Fee waiver preparation (if you qualify)
  • Attorney review
  • Interview and exam study aids
 
You qualify for citizenship if you:
  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Are a permanent resident (you have a green card)
  • Have resided continuously in the U.S. for more than 5 years (or if you are married to a U.S. citizen, more than 3 years)
  • Have been physically present in the U.S. for more than 2½ years (or if you are married to a U.S. citizen, more than 1½ years)
  • You demonastrate good moral character
  • You can speak, read, and write basic English
  • You demonostrate a basic knowledge of U.S. government and history as well as an ability to read, write, speak and understand basic English
 
Information & documents to bring:
  • Green card and state-issued ID
  • Filing fee: $725 (if under 75 years of age) or $640 (if 75 or older), payable to "U.S. Department of Homeland Security." Note: If you are low-income, you may qualify for a full or partial fee waiver.
  • Passport(s)
  • Arrest and court records (if any)
  • Home addresses for the past 5 years
  • Employer addresses and employment dates for the past 5 years
  • Dates of all trips abroad since you became a permanent resident
  • Spouse and children names, birth dates, A-numbers, and addresses
Event Date: 
Friday, September 18th 2020 to Saturday, September 19th 2020

FOR LEGAL HELP

Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, public benefits, employement, housing, and civil rights. 

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
도움이 필요하십니까: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583

For any questions about DRAI, please visit: https://advancingjustice-la.org/drai.

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.