The East Bay Naturalization Collaborative will be hosting another free Citizenship Workshop in October 18, 2014 at the Fremont Family Resource Center. Qualified immigration attorneys and BIA accredited representatives will be available to assess your eligibility to naturalize. If eligible, we will assist you with completing your application, as well as an application for a fee waiver if your income is low.
FREE Citizenship Workshop | FREE Application and Fee Waiver Assistance
WHEN: Saturday | October 18, 2014 | 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Fremont Family Resource Center
39155 Liberty Street, Fremont, CA
Building EFGH — Caribbean Room, Suite H830
(Near Fremont BART Station, 15 minute walk/ 0.8 mile)
HOW: To Register for the Workshop:
call International Institute of the Bay Area: (510) 451-2846 (English & Spanish)
call API Legal Outreach: (510) 251-2846 (Chinese, Vietnamese & other Asian Languages)
call International Institute of the Bay Area: (510) 894-3639 (Farsi & Dari)
OR go to Registration Form
Download a Flyer:
To receive assistance at the workshop, please bring the following:
- Application Filing Fee: A $680 check or money order, payable to “Department of Homeland Security” (if 75 years or older, only $595). YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY THE APPLICATION FILING FEE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR A FEE WAIVER.
- TO APPLY FOR A FEE WAIVER, you MUST bring documents proving that your household income is low, like pay stubs, income taxes and/or proof that you OR a relevant household member receives public benefits like SSI, IHSS, Medi-Cal, food stamps/ CalFresh, WIC, CalWorks, Cash Assistance etc. You can get proof that you receive public benefits by asking your social worker for a Benefits Verification Letter in English.
- 2 Copies of your green card (both sides).
- 2 photos (Passport style, 2 in X 2 in).
- List of all your trips out of the United States including departure and return dates.
- List of addresses where you have lived and employment and/or schools for the past five years including start and end dates.
- If you are currently married; spouse’s full legal name, date of birth, Social Security number, alien number (A#) (if applicable), date and place of naturalization, and current address.
- Information about all your prior marriages and about all of your current spouse’s prior marriages; including date of marriage, date the marriage ended, and how marriage ended.
- If you have children, their full name, dates of birth, alien number (A#) (if applicable), and address.
- Documentation of all arrests and/or convictions, including reason for the arrest, date, place, and outcome/disposition. Bring ALL arrest and court documents, even if the charges were dropped.
IF YOU DO NOT COME PREPARED, WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO HELP YOU COMPLETE YOUR CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION DURING THE WORKSHOP.
(The East Bay Naturalization Collaborative is comprised of: Catholic Charities of the East Bay, Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach, Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, International Rescue Committee, East Bay Sanctuary, Korean Community Center of the East Bay, International Institute of the Bay Area, and Centro Legal de la Raza.)