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April 1, 2017

Citizenship Workshop – April 1

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To be eligible for Citizenship you need to Be a Legal Permanent Resident (Green card Holder) for at least 5 years, (or) 3 years if you are married to a U.S. Citizen.
 
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CITIZENSHIP?
Find out why you should apply for citizenship, and whether you’re eligible.
 
APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP NOW!
The Citizenship process can feel overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone! Our trained staff and volunteers can assist you navigate this process.
 
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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

At this Citizenship Application & Fee Waiver Assistance Event, we will assist with the following:

  1. Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
  2. N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship
  3. I-912, Request for Fee Waiver
  4. I-942, Request for Reduced Fee
  5. N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions

Saturday, April 1, 2017
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Uptown Public Library
929 W. Buena, Chicago, IL 60613

For more information call: (312) 949-9980
Para más información llame al: (312) 949-9980

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Start: April 1, 2017 9:30 am
End: April 1, 2017 9:30 am
Venue: Uptown Public Library
Phone: 312-949-9980
Address:
929 W. Buena, Chicago, IL, 60613, United States

May 6, 2017

Citizenship Workshop – May 6

To be eligible for Citizenship you need to Be a Legal Permanent Resident (Green card Holder) for at least 5 years, (or) 3 years if you are married to a U.S. Citizen.

Para reunir los requisitos para la ciudadanía, necesita ser residente legal permanente (tener su mica) por lo menos 5 años (o) 3 años si está casada(o) con un ciudadano estadounidense.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Uptown Public Library
929 W Buena, Chicago, IL 60613
 
For more information call: (312) 949-9980
Para más información llame al: (312) 949-9980
TO FILL OUT THE CITIZENSHIP FORM, PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION:  (See below for Spanish version)

  • Green Card, Social Security Card, Driver’s License or State ID and Passport;
  • List of places you have travelled to since you received your residency, including month, day, and 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, date of marriage, green card number and/or date and place your spouse became a citizen (if applicable);
  • Information about previous marriages for both you and your spouse (if applicable), including date of prior marriage, date the marriage ended and reason the marriage ended;
  • Information about your children including name, address, date of birth and green card number (if applicable);
  • Information about all arrests (if applicable), including 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 $725.00 payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security;
YOU MAY QUALIFY TO APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP AT NO COST!To determine if you are eligible, please bring:

  • 2016 federal income tax returns
  • Letter from the Department of Human Services (DHS) stating the date when you started receiving Food Stamps (LINK card), Medical and TANF benefits.

PARA PODER LLENAR EL FORMULARIO NECESARIO PARA LA CIUDADANÍA, POR FAVOR TRAIGA LOS SIGUIENTES DOCUMENTOS:

  • Su tarjeta de residencia, tarjeta del Seguro Social, Identificación del Estado o Licencia de Conducir;
  • Lista donde ha viajado desde se convirtió en residente(incluyendo mes, día, y año del viaje);
  • Lista donde ha vivido, trabajado y/o estudiado los últimos 5 años
  • Información acerca de su esposa(o), incluyendo: nombre, fecha de nacimiento, número de seguro social, número de residencia     y/o fecha y lugar en donde su esposa(o) se convirtió en ciudadano (si es que aplica)
  • Información acerca de sus hijos, incluyendo: dirección, nombre, fecha de nacimiento, y número de residencia (si es que aplica);
  • Si está casado(a), tenga disponible la fecha de su matrimonio
  • Información de matrimonios previos de ambos, su esposo(a) y usted (si es que aplica);
  • Fechas de los matrimonios previos: fecha cuando terminó el matrimonio y la razón por la cual terminó;
  • Si es que aplica, información sobre cualquier arresto: razón del arresto, fecha, lugar y resolución;
  • Hombres: Número de Servicio Selectivo y fecha de registración, si no sabe llame al (847) 688-6888;
  • Un giro postal de $725.00 hecho a U.S. Dept of Homeland Security;

PUEDE REUNIR LOS REQUISITOS PARA PODER OBTENER LA CIUDADANĺA SIN NINGÚN COSTO!Para poder determinar si reúne los requisitos, por favor traiga:

  • Copias de la más reciente declaración de impuestos con la forma W-2 y los talones de cheques de tres meses
  • Copias de la carta del Departamento de Servicios Humanos (DHS) en la que menciona cuándo usted empezó a recibir LINK, ayuda médica, TANF
Start: May 6, 2017 9:30 am
End: May 6, 2017 9:30 am
Venue: Uptown Public Library
Phone: 312-949-9980
Address:
929 W. Buena, Chicago, IL, 60613, United States

May 13, 2017

11th Annual Chicago African Summit

AGENDA

The 11th annual Chicago African Summit and Community Resource Fair returns to Bronzeville, Chicago for a one-day forum for reflection, engagement and networking as we grapple with critical issues facing the African immigrant and refugee community today: immigration reform, refugee resettlement, affordable housing, employment, healthcare, and role of the diaspora in promoting democracy and providing humanitarian assistance. The event includes a Community Resource Fair that provides information about employment, immigration, legal services, housing, health screenings and other resources for participants.

REGISTER

9:00AM  Breakfast & Resource Fair
10:00AM OPENING REMARKS
PLENERY SESSION A
PLENERY SESSION B
PLENERY SESSION C
2:00PM THE END

RESOURCE FAIR

PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:

  • ACCESS Community Health Network
  • Community Care Alliance of Illinois
  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
  • United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Beloved Community Family Wellness Center
  • CIGNA Health
  • Aetna Better Health, Illinois
  • Medulla LLC
  • Illinicare Health
  • WellCare Inc

THE EXPERIENCE

Rich sessions for you

Imagine this: One unique space with special focus on contemporary African issues, public policy advocacy, and community empowerment.

  • Enjoy extensive networking opportunities with scholars, legislators, community activists, policy advocates, students and community allies;
  • Engage in constructive dialogue and reflection on critical issues facing Africans in the Diaspora;
  • Connect with information and resources on employment, immigration, legal services, housing, health screenings and other at the Community Resource Fair.
Below is the outline of speaker for 2016

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEOS

 

FAQ

Got questions? We have answers…


1. When and where is the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair?
 Held annually in May to commemorate African Liberation Day, the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair will take place on May 13, 2017 in Chicago, IL Schedule 10:00am - 2:00 pm              

 

 

2. How much is the registration?
 Registration is FREE. Click here to Register now!.

 

3. Can I bring a guest?
 We welcome you and guests to the Chicago African Summit & Resource Fair. However for planning purposes we encourage all attendees to register.

 

4. Will there be Internet access?
 Yes, complimentary Internet access will be available.

 

5. What should I wear?
 Attire is business casual. Feel free to dress in traditional African attire. 

 

6. How can we participate in the Resource Fair?

 

7. How do I update my registration details?
 Click here if you need to change or cancel your registration,

 

8. Have other questions?

 Email events@uniteafricans.org or call 312-949-9980.

 

Start: May 13, 2017 10:00 am
End: May 13, 2017 10:00 am
Address:
Chicago, IL, United States

May 29, 2017

Memorial Day – UAO Office Closed

In observance of Memorial Day, UAO offices will be closed on May 29, 2017.

Date: May 29, 2017

June 3, 2017

Citizenship Workshop – June 3

To be eligible for Citizenship you need to Be a Legal Permanent Resident (Green card Holder) for at least 5 years, (or) 3 years if you are married to a U.S. Citizen.

Para reunir los requisitos para la ciudadanía, necesita ser residente legal permanente (tener su mica) por lo menos 5 años (o) 3 años si está casada(o) con un ciudadano estadounidense.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Chicago, IL 60616
 
For more information call: (312) 949-9980
Para más información llame al: (312) 949-9980
TO FILL OUT THE CITIZENSHIP FORM, PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION:  (See below for Spanish version)

  • Green Card, Social Security Card, Driver’s License or State ID and Passport;
  • List of places you have travelled to since you received your residency, including month, day, and 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, date of marriage, green card number and/or date and place your spouse became a citizen (if applicable);
  • Information about previous marriages for both you and your spouse (if applicable), including date of prior marriage, date the marriage ended and reason the marriage ended;
  • Information about your children including name, address, date of birth and green card number (if applicable);
  • Information about all arrests (if applicable), including 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 $725.00 payable to U.S. Department of Homeland Security;
YOU MAY QUALIFY TO APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP AT NO COST!To determine if you are eligible, please bring:

  • 2016 federal income tax returns
  • Letter from the Department of Human Services (DHS) stating the date when you started receiving Food Stamps (LINK card), Medical and TANF benefits.

PARA PODER LLENAR EL FORMULARIO NECESARIO PARA LA CIUDADANÍA, POR FAVOR TRAIGA LOS SIGUIENTES DOCUMENTOS:

  • Su tarjeta de residencia, tarjeta del Seguro Social, Identificación del Estado o Licencia de Conducir;
  • Lista donde ha viajado desde se convirtió en residente(incluyendo mes, día, y año del viaje);
  • Lista donde ha vivido, trabajado y/o estudiado los últimos 5 años
  • Información acerca de su esposa(o), incluyendo: nombre, fecha de nacimiento, número de seguro social, número de residencia     y/o fecha y lugar en donde su esposa(o) se convirtió en ciudadano (si es que aplica)
  • Información acerca de sus hijos, incluyendo: dirección, nombre, fecha de nacimiento, y número de residencia (si es que aplica);
  • Si está casado(a), tenga disponible la fecha de su matrimonio
  • Información de matrimonios previos de ambos, su esposo(a) y usted (si es que aplica);
  • Fechas de los matrimonios previos: fecha cuando terminó el matrimonio y la razón por la cual terminó;
  • Si es que aplica, información sobre cualquier arresto: razón del arresto, fecha, lugar y resolución;
  • Hombres: Número de Servicio Selectivo y fecha de registración, si no sabe llame al (847) 688-6888;
  • Un giro postal de $725.00 hecho a U.S. Dept of Homeland Security;

PUEDE REUNIR LOS REQUISITOS PARA PODER OBTENER LA CIUDADANĺA SIN NINGÚN COSTO!Para poder determinar si reúne los requisitos, por favor traiga:

  • Copias de la más reciente declaración de impuestos con la forma W-2 y los talones de cheques de tres meses
  • Copias de la carta del Departamento de Servicios Humanos (DHS) en la que menciona cuándo usted empezó a recibir LINK, ayuda médica, TANF
Start: June 3, 2017 9:30 am
End: June 3, 2017 9:30 am
Phone: 312-949-9980
Address:
Chicago, IL, United States

July 4, 2017

Independence Day – UAO Office Closed

In observance of Independence Day, UAO offices will be closed on July 4, 2017.

Date: July 4, 2017

September 4, 2017

Labor Day – UAO Office Closed

In observance of Labor Day, UAO offices will be closed on September 4, 2017.

Date: September 4, 2017