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Prepare for the Citizenship Interview

Saturday, March 12 at 12:00 p.m. Immigration officer Shyconia Burden-Noten of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services will demonstrate a US Citizenship mock interview to help applicants prepare for their own interview. All are invited to come and ask Ms. Burden questions related to the naturalization process, green cards, employment authorization, and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Attorneys and a paralegal will be available to provide consultations to individuals and answer questions. The Westchester Hispanic Coalition will be here to help translate this program.
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Free Citizenship Classes

The Library is hosting free citizenship classes this summer. Classes will cover information needed to pass the test, basic test-taking skills and preparation for the English language section of the test. The class is free but space is limited and registration is required. Register on Tuesday, July 1, 10am – 1pm, 6pm – 9pm or on Thursday, July 3 from 10am – 1pm. Students must be at least 18 years old. Classes meet on: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. OR Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This class is offered in partnership with
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Immigration Workshop

The Pace Community Law Practice will hold a two-hour presentation about immigration law on Saturday, March 9, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Workshop topics include family-based and humanitarian-based immigration remedies, such as: the new 601A waiver; Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); asylum; and marriage filings. The session will provide a general overview of the New York State and federal public benefits for which non-citizens are eligible. After the presentation, the Pace Community Law Practice staff will be available for a general question and answer period. Any recent changes in immigration law before the presentation will also be briefly discussed. The new
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Citizenship Workshop — Presented by Westchester Community College

On Saturday, February 16, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m., the White Plains Public Library will host a free citizenship workshop. This workshop will present an overview of the U.S. citizenship test; how it is set up and what is on it. It will also include an overview of the free test preparation materials that are available to the public. Participants will become familiar with the civics and English portions of the exam and will do some practice for both sections. The workshop is designed both for those who have already applied for U.S. citizenship and for those who are planning to
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Free Citizenship Classes

The Library is hosting free citizenship classes beginning the week of January 8. Classes will cover information needed to pass the test, basic test-taking skills and preparation for the English language section of the test. The class is free but space is limited and registration is required. Students must be at least 21 years old. Registration: Thursday, January 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. OR 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Classes meet on: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. OR Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This class is offered in partnership with Southern
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Free Citizenship Classes

White Plains Public Library, in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES, is pleased to offer free citizenship classes beginning Tuesday, September 11th. The classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This class will prepare participants to take the United States Citizenship exam and will cover all parts of the process. Students will review the information needed to pass the exam along with basic test-taking skills. Students will receive instruction on the 100 citizenship questions and will also be properly prepared for the English language section of the test. The class is free but space is
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Free Citizenship Classes

White Plains Public Library, in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES, is pleased to offer free citizenship classes beginning Tuesday, September 11th. The classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This class will prepare participants to take the United States Citizenship exam and will cover all parts of the process. Students will review the information needed to pass the exam along with basic test-taking skills. Students will receive instruction on the 100 citizenship questions and will also be properly prepared for the English language section of the test. The class is free but space is
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