(PHILADELPHIA, PA, 3/28/08) – On April 19, the Pennsylvania chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-PA) will co-sponsor “Citizenship Day 2008,” a workshop providing legal assistance to state residents eligible for naturalization.
The event, presented by the Philadelphia chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nationalities Service Center, 1216 Arch St, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, Penn.
Local attorneys, paralegals and community volunteers will be on site to assist eligible Pennsylvania residents in completing and submitting their citizenship applications at no cost. Those who do not speak English but are age 50 or older and have been in the United States for an extended period may be eligible to take the test in their own language and should call to see if they qualify.
If you are interested in participating, you must register for the event in advance by calling: Vilma Rivera or Laura Conn at HIAS and Council: (215) 832-0900, or Karin Brandt at NSC: (215) 609-1534