NYCitizenship in Schools program, April 5th

posted Mar 20, 2014, 7:04 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

In the 2012-13 school year, , the NYCitizenship in Schools program helped close to 800 parents complete their U.S. citizenship applications and begin the process of becoming U.S. citizens. As we move forward, we would like your help in sharing this opportunity with parents in your community.

The next event will be on Saturday, April 5th, at George Wingate Campus (600 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11203) for parents eligible to naturalize. We need your help reaching parents with this information and we are hoping you could assist us by distributing the attached flyers (available in other languages upon request) within your network.

By helping the parents in your community naturalize, their children may derive citizenship at no additional cost if they are under the age of 18 and meet certain requirements. For children that become U.S. Citizens, there are additional opportunities for scholarships, financial aid, and student loans as they apply for college. There is also a microloan opportunity with free financial counseling available to help parents who cannot afford the $680 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) filing fee or who do not qualify for the fee waiver.

Also attached is the eligibility requirements checklist. Only parents that are eligible to naturalize can attend this service event.

We are also available to give presentations to your parent population about the naturalization process.

Thank you for your assistance in sharing this opportunity, and please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Please feel free to contact me via email<> or by phone at 212-788-9792.

Thank you,


Zerlina Chiu

NYCitizenship in Schools | Empowerment, Access and Succes for Immigrant Youth NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs<> | 212.788.9792<> | facebook<> | twitter<>

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Sylwia Jasinski,
Mar 20, 2014, 7:15 AM
Sylwia Jasinski,
Mar 20, 2014, 7:11 AM