Citizenship Now! Citywide Citizenship Application Assistance Event

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May 11, 2013 Citizenship Now! Citywide Citizenship Application Assistance Event

CUNY Citizenship Now! held its annual Citywide Citizenship Application Assistance Event at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, in Manhattan.  At this event, experienced lawyers, paralegals and over 150 volunteers provided free legal assistance to help lawful permanent residents apply for United States citizenship. This is the biggest citizenship event of its kind. In one day we assisted over 350 participants establish their eligibility for United States citizenship.



Event Photos

Event Recap

Total Volunteers Attended:
157

Total Participants Served:
366

Event Location:
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Event Sponsors:

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)
  • The Legal Aid Society
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
  • Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)
  • New Americans Campaign (NAC)
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Immigrant Defense Project

Citizenship event sponsors