Political Resources

CitizenshipWorks

November 6, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

A website designed to help immigrants navigate the process of naturalization including determining eligibility, understanding what is involved in the naturalization process, and preparing for the various naturalization tests.

Website:

http://www.citizenshipworks.org/


CitizenshipWorks Text Messaging Campaign Provides Local Information about Naturalization Assistance

March 7, 2012

CitizenshipWorks, an online resource committed to increasing naturalization rates among eligible immigrants, recently announced the launch of its nationwide text messaging campaign, which sends immigrants information about United States citizenship and helps them to access free or low-cost legal help in their area.

Users can text “citizenship” (“ciudadania” in Spanish) to 877877 and receive the location and contact information of nearby legal services providers as well as information about naturalization and alerts about upcoming naturalization workshops and events in their community. Available in English and Spanish, the campaign addresses the unmet need for information about becoming a U.S. citizen and directs users to local organizations providing naturalization assistance.

For more information, you can download the Press Release here:

Hispanas Organized for Political Equality

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

HOPE is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to provide a critical voice to Latinas to develop their personal growth, prosperity, and political clout. Throughout the years, HOPE has served the Latina community with innovative programming that provides leadership development, statewide networking opportunities, experiential learning, and one on one interaction with local, state, and federal officials and agencies.

Website:

 http://www.latinas.org/site/c.qwL6KiNYLtH/b.2247283/k.BE35/Home.htm

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. USCIS will secure America’s promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system.

Website:

 http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis


New Multilingual Resource Center Now Available!

USCIS has launched the new Multilingual Resource Center. This site will serve as a hub for all USCIS materials offered in foreign languages, and features 13 newly translated “How Do I…” guides in Chinese. The guides are also available in Spanish via the USCIS Español site.


New Study Materials Available!

To help persons study for the naturalization test, they have uploaded videos, flash cards, and other materials to help applicants prepare for the English needed for the test. You can find those materials here: http://tinyurl.com/32rwer4.

The Office also has additional videos, publications, practice tests, and multimedia resources meant to supplement classroom instruction (and for self-study), focused on the civics portion of the test. You can find those materials here: http://tinyurl.com/6nwxbzm.

Immigration Policy Center

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) is the research and policy arm of the American Immigration Council. IPC’s mission is to shape a rational conversation on immigration and immigrant integration. Through its research and analysis, IPC provides policymakers, the media, and the general public with accurate information about the role of immigrants and immigration policy on U.S. society. IPC reports and materials are widely disseminated and relied upon by press and policy makers.

Website:

 http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/

National Immigration Forum

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

The National Immigration Forum is the leading immigrant advocacy organization in the country with a mission to advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation.  The vision of NIF is to create US immigration policy that honors America’s ideals, protects human dignity, reflects America’s economic demands, celebrates family unity and provides opportunities for progress.

Website:

http://www.immigrationforum.org/

La Raza Centro Lega

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

La Raza Centro Legal is a community-based legal organization dedicated to empowering Latino, immigrant and low-income communities of San Francisco to advocate for their civil and human rights.  It combines legal services, organizing, advocacy, and social services to build grassroots power and alliances towards creating a movement for a just society.

Website:

 http://techforpeople.net/~lrcl/index.php

Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together

October 30, 2011 - no comments. Posted by in Political Resources.

MATT, Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together, is a bi-national, non-partisan and non-profit organization. With a strong presence in both Mexico and Washington, D.C., MATT is committed to a vision of shared prosperity between Mexicans and Americans. MATT imagines, creates and implements result-driven programs and initiatives which change lives every day.

Website:

http://www.matt.org/english/

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