Announcements: APALC Reduces Service Fee for Citizen Application Workshop; “East Meets West” at City College

APALC Reduces Service Fee for Citizen Application Workshop (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles –The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) has reduced the service fee for its next citizenship application workshop on Saturday, May 8, 2010.  The workshop, which will be held at its office at 1145 Wilshire Blvd. in downtown Los Angeles, runs from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Appointments are required and may be made by calling APALC at (213)977-7500.

At the workshop, APALC staff, pro bono attorneys, and trained volunteers will help attendees determine their eligibility for U.S. citizenship and complete the “naturalization” application form.  APALC reviews the applications before filing them with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS).  Helpful study guides will be available to applicants to help them prepare for their citizenship interview, civics exam, and English test.

The service is provided for only $70 (discounted $10 from APALC’s regular service fee), and applicants must pay the CIS application/biometrics fee of $675 (or $595 for applicants 75 years of age or older).  Attendees must also bring two passport-style photos of themselves and a copy of their green card.

Before making an appointment for the workshop, prospective applicants should check their qualifications for naturalization (particularly their English skills) by visiting the CIS webpagewww.uscis.gov/naturalization.

For more info on the May 8th workshop, click here for the OFFICIAL EVENT FLYER

East Meets West at City College (San Francisco)

Majime Sugiru will be appearing on a panel at City College of San Francisco on Tuesday May 4, along with UC Santa Cruz professor emerita Judy Yung, starting at 11am. Sugiru will present a talk “East Meets West: Undoing ‘The Oriental’ through Socially Engaged Art,” and Yung will speak about her forthcoming book Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America.

TIME & PLACE
CCSF Ocean Campus
Rosenberg Library, Room 304
Tuesday May 4,
11am – 12pm Majime Sugiru
12pm – 1pm Judy Yung

FREE and open to the public

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