United African Organization

Enroll Today for Healthcare Coverage – The Affordable Care Act

October 5, 2013AdminBlog, Healthcare

You can talk to someone for free about  your healthcare coverage options under the Affordable Care Act, aka, ObamaCare. UAO’s specially trained counselors will talk to you face-to-face or over the phone, and help you find and apply for the right coverage for you and your family.

Be sure to call ahead at 312-949-9980 to make sure we will be available to help you. Alternatively, complete the contact form below and someone will contact you within 24 hours. Read more →

UAO and Allies Rally in Springfield!

March 5, 2013AdminBlog, Photo Reel

On February 27, 2013, UAO Executive Staff and allies lobbied Illinois legislators in Springfield to ensure that immigrant services such as Citizenship workshops and healthcare awareness are still funded in the next fiscal year.

Click here to see more photos!

If you want to get involved with our efforts, contact your representatives today to insure immigrant services are still funded in Illinois by visiting Who Is My Representative, today!

 

Navigating Healthcare Options for Immigrants in Illinois

January 30, 2013AdminHealthcare

A Community Resource Guide helping you to understand healthcare options for immigrants in Illinois – from ICIRR Read more →

Small business and Affordable Care Act

January 1, 2013AdminHealthcare

Providing health insurance for employees can be a challenge for small businesses. Afordable Care Act (Obamacare) provides small business tax credits for providing health insurance for employees and the ability to shop for insurance in Exchanges. – from Healthcare.gov Read more →

Citizenship Workshop – December 15th

December 14, 2012AdminBlog

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.

United African Organization in collaboration with the New Americans Initiative holds a workshop every month to assist eligible applicants with their citizenship applications. Our next workshop is on:

Saturday – December 15, 2012 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM at  the Truman College Students Cafeteria. 1145 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL ,60640

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

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.

Household Size        Yearly Income
1                                      $ 16,755
2                                      $ 22,695
3                                      $ 28,635
4                                      $ 34,575
5                                      $ 40,515
6                                      $ 46,455
7                                      $ 52,395
8                                      $ 58,335

Click Here to find out more, or for individual assistance, please call us at (312) 949-9980

Click Here to read in French

Become a U.S. Citizen!

November 27, 2012AdminBlog

 

CAN-TV April 2013: The Naturalization Process from Alie Kabba on Vimeo.

 

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.

United African Organization in collaboration with the New Americans Initiative holds a workshop every month to assist eligible applicants with their citizenship applications. Our next workshop is on:

Friday – November 30, 2012 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM at  the Indo American Center. 6328 S. California, Chicago, IL 60659

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

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.

Household Size        Yearly Income
1                                      $ 16,755
2                                      $ 22,695
3                                      $ 28,635
4                                      $ 34,575
5                                      $ 40,515
6                                      $ 46,455
7                                      $ 52,395
8                                      $ 58,335

Click Here to find out more, or for individual assistance, please call us at (312) 949-9980

Click Here to read in French

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