African Communities Together and African Services Committee are hosting a free citizenship legal clinic on October 12, 2015 from 5-9PM in celebration of the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs' Citizenship Day 2015.
Attorneys and BIA accredited representatives will provide free screening for citizenship eligibility, free legal counseling from attorneys and BIA-accredited representatives, and free assistance in preparing citizenship applications for those who qualify.
English, French, Spanish, and several African language speaking staff will be on hand.
To be eligible for naturalization, you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Be a lawful permanent resident
- Have resided in the U.S. as a permanent resident for at least 5 years
- Have been physically present in the U.S. for at least 30 months
- Be a person of good moral character
- Be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
- Have knowledge of U.S. government and history;
- Be willing and able to take the Oath of Allegiance
Bring the following documents with you:
- Permanent Resident Card ("Green Card")
- Foreign Passport
- Two passport-style photographs
- Copy of most recent Federal IRS Tax Return
- Certificates or letters of disposition (if you have been arrested or received a summons)
429 W 127 St
Harlem, NY 10027
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