Citizenship Fair Print
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Written by Nana Ouro-Agoro   
Monday, 02 December 2013 08:53

The Quad City Alliance for Immigrants & Refugees (QCAIR) will be holding a Citizenship Fair December 3rd at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 25 meeting hall, 4600 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The workshop is designed to provide immigrants and refugees with information on the process of becoming United States citizens.


The workshop will be divided into three sessions:


First, there will be refugees and immigrants who will be speaking about their experiences and challenges with the citizenship process.


Second part will focus on the naturalization process and presentation on the Benefits of naturalization, the Basic requirements for naturalization eligibility, the Application process and fee waivers, how to Handle denials, Bars to naturalization, Seeking a disability waiver.


Third part will be question-and-answer period featuring lawyers and other experts, followed by Door Prizes.


Elected Officials on attendance include: Rock Island’s Mayor Pauley, Member Council of East Moline Councilman, Gary Westbrook, Rock Island Alderman, Ivory Clark and the representative of Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Miranda French.


For more information or interviews, contact:

Nana Ouro-Agoro, QCAIR NAI Coordinator

(309) 716-7437

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