Citizenship Workshop Requirements
Who qualifies for U.S. citizenship?
To be eligible, you must:
• Be at least 18 years old and be a permanent legal resident, who has lived in the U.S. continuously for 5 years, or 3 years if married to a U.S. citizen.
• Speak, read and write basic English, or be older than 55 years.
• Have no convictions for any felonies.
What information and documents MUST YOU BRING with you to the workshop?
To apply you MUST have the following:
• Your Green Card, Social Security Card, Driver’s License, any other ID, passports issued after you obtained your Green Card.
• Family information, including children and/or spouse (current and former), with dates of birth, marriage, divorce, death, etc.
• Your address, employment and/or schools history, including dates, for the last 5 years.
• Travel history for the last 5 years, including date of departure from and arrival to the U.S.
• Traffic Tickets or your DMV Driving Record, if you have any.
• All the documentation of the arrests and/or convictions and dispositions, if you have any.
What services can you obtain from BONDING AGAINST ADVERSITY at the workshop?
Bonding Against Adversity provides the following services:
• Information about the requirements and process to become a U.S. citizen.
• Assistance to complete the N-400 Application for U.S. Citizenship form, if you are eligible.
• Assistance to apply for a fee waiver, if you are eligible.
• Private legal consultation, by a volunteer attorney, or referral to attorneys at your cost. The legal services provided at this event are general information and are no replacement of private counsel.
• Information about Citizenship classes, ESL English classes, and other community resources.
• Study materials for a mock citizenship interview and the 100 Questions USCIS test.
• Information about future citizenship workshops and classes as well as other immigration issues.
• Appointments for private consultation at their office, if needed.