United African Organization

Citizenship Workshop: January 26th!

January 7, 2013SarahUncategorized

Join us for this months Citizenship Workshop!

Saturday, January 26, 2013

9:00-11:00am

Truman College Student Cafeteria

1145 W. Wilson Ave, Chicago, Il 60640

RSVP

If you have been a Legal Permanent Resident (Green card Holder) for at least 5 years, (or) 3 years and you are married to a U.S. Citizen, then you are eligible to apply to become a U.S. Citizen.

At the workshop applicants will receive:

-Free assistance to complete the application for naturalization
-Free legal consultation with an immigration attorney
-Free information on how to apply for application fee waiver
-Free study materials to prepare for the test and interview
-To fill out the citizenship form, please bring the following documents:

Prepare Your Documents

To fill out the citizenship form, please bring the following documents:

  •   Have your Green Card, Social Security Card, State ID or Driver’s License
  •   List of places you have traveled to since you received your residency (Include month, day, year of travel)
  •   List of where you have lived, worked and/ or studied for the past 5 years
  •   Information about your spouse including: name, date of birth, social security number,
  •   Green Card number and/or date and place your spouse became a citizen (if applicable)
  •    Information about your children including address, name, date of birth & greencard number (if applicable)
  •    If you are married, have your date of marriage available
  •    Information about previous marriages for both you and your spouse (if applicable):
  •    Date of prior marriage, date the marriage ended and reason the marriage ended.
  •    If applicable, information about any arrests: reason for the arrest, date, place and disposition
  •    For men only: Selective Service number and date of registration, call (847) 688-6888 if you don’t know
  •    Money Order/Cashier’s Check for $680.00 payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Fee-Waiver Eligibility

You may qualify to apply for citizenship at no cost if:

  • Your family receives public benefits (Link, Medicaid, SSI, TANF)
  • Your income is equal to or less than that listed in the table.

To determine if you are eligible, please bring:

  •  The most recent federal income tax returns
  • Unemployment checks
  • Letter from the Department of Human Services (DHS) stating the date when you started receiving Food Stamps (LINK card), Medical and TANF benefits.

Fee:

Money Order/Cashier’s Check for $680.00 payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Contact us today if you are applying for Citizenship or want to Volunteer!  

312-949-9980

 

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