In response to recommendations from federal, state and local governments, in respect for the health of those we serve, volunteers, staff and host sites, Bonding Against Adversity (Bonding) is suspending its Citizenship Application Workshops and Citizenship Preparation Classes until further notice.  In coordination with the schedule of re-opening of Lone Star Greenspoint Center and East Aldine Campus, Bonding is planning to resume its regular office hours on Monday, March 23, 2020.  If our host locations extend or otherwise limit activities at their locations, Bonding may be required to extend this cancellation notice.  We will communicate with the public via social media.  Also, To the extent possible we will communicate via email and text to those for whom we have valid communication information.

Until further notice, we will provide services at our offices by appointment only.  We are not health professionals; therefore, we request your consideration in not requesting an appointment if you or anyone with whom you have had contact displays symptoms of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).  Please make your appointment request by calling 281-799-9076 or emailing us at info@baatexas.org

If you wish, you may complete a draft of your N-400 Application for Naturalization via the following URL – www.citizenshipworks.org/portal/baa   By following the instructions on the corresponding website, you will be able to complete a draft of the N-400, Bonding’s Accredited Representative or volunteer Attorneys will be able to review the application, communicate with you remotely and when complete send you a completed package via certified mail for you to sign and forward to USCIS.

We will post this message (or an abbreviated) version via all our social media accounts.  As soon as we are able, we will provide an updated schedule for postponed classes and other events.   Please watch your email, text and our social media accounts for additional information as it becomes available.

If you require additional information about COVID-19 please refer to the Center for Disease Control website at www.cdc.gov.  Your cooperation and understanding during this time of social distancing will be appreciated.  We sincerely pray that all of you, your families, friends, and associates remain well.


Spanish:

Por recomendaciones del estado federal y las agencias locales de gobierno y por respeto a la salud de la comunidad, voluntarios y nuestros empleados. Bonding Against Adversity ( Bonding) ha tomado las siguientes decisiones;

  • Suspender los talleres de Ciudadanía y las clases de ciudadanía hasta el 22 de Marzo, 2020
  • Nuestras oficinas estarán cerradas hasta el 22 de Marzo reanudaremos actividades en la oficina solamente por citas el Lunes 23 de Marzo,2020
  • Por el momento mantendremos comunicación via email por texto y atenderemos llamadas telefónicas al 2817999076
  • Para emails por favor enviar su mensaje a info@baatexas.org
  • Estaremos asistiendo a aplicantes que deseen hacer sus aplicación para nosotros revisarla por favor utilizar nuestro URL www.citizenshipworks.org/portl/baa
  • Para información adicional acerca del COVID-19 por favor visite el web site del Centro de Control para enfermedades www.cdc.gov

 

Su cooperación es muy importante y esperamos que todos nos unamos a este esfuerzo de mantener por el momento una distancia social. Oramos por Uds. Y sus familias para que todos permanezcan con salud y bienestar.


Please be aware:  The USCIS announced that any testing, treatment, or services relating to COVID-19 will NOT be used against immigrants in their public charge evaluation.  Anyone with concerns over public charge and COVIS-19 should seek all available treatment without fear of consequence.

See the USCIS alert here.