citizenship

Friday Citizenship Clinic

In partnership with local community organizations, Advancing Justice-LA hosts free citizenship application workshops where our staff and volunteers help verify eligibility for citizenship, complete the citizenship application, and prepare a fee waiver request for individuals who qualify. We offer similar services at our downtown Los Angeles office for those who cannot attend a workshop.  In addition, we distribute USCIS-issued study materials to prepare applicants for the test and interview.  In addition, Advancing Justice-LA trains community organizations throughout California and across the country to provide citizenship application services. Advancing Justice-LA hosts regular in-house citizenship clinics. Our service includes checking your eligibiliy, application preparation, fee waiver preparation (if you qualify), attorney review, interview and exam study aids.

Friday Citizenship Clinic

In partnership with local community organizations, Advancing Justice-LA hosts free citizenship application workshops where our staff and volunteers help verify eligibility for citizenship, complete the citizenship application, and prepare a fee waiver request for individuals who qualify. We offer similar services at our downtown Los Angeles office for those who cannot attend a workshop.  In addition, we distribute USCIS-issued study materials to prepare applicants for the test and interview.  In addition, Advancing Justice-LA trains community organizations throughout California and across the country to provide citizenship application services. 

Obama administration is starting in L.A. to help immigrants become citizens

Jan 29 2016

Obama administration officials met in Los Angeles on Friday with Mayor Eric Garcetti, local nonprofits and business owners to discuss ways to encourage immigrants to become U.S. citizens.

“To launch forward we must return to our core values as Americans and even in these tough times strive to embrace our role as a nation of immigrants, a nation of dreamers, a nation of hope,” Garcetti said on Twitter about the meeting, which was closed to the public.

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Pinoy DREAMers can dream again with deferred action

Aug 14 2012

Asian Journal

LOS ANGELES – When Anthony N. recently graduated from a University of California last year, a kind of depression set in. The 23-year-old undocumented Filipino didn’t know what to do next. His prospects were limited. Though he graduated with a political science degree, he didn’t have the proper paperwork to work in the United States.

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