1199C, HIAS sponsor citizenship classes in March

A free Citizenship Class series will be held at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund beginning March 3, 2020, with free (or reduced) Citizenship Application Assistance.

Presented by HIAS PA, the Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network (P-CAN), and District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund, and funded by USCIS Citizenship & Integration Grant Program. (Student citizenship book and CD: $28.00)

Any legal permanent resident (LPR for 1 week or more!) with a valid “green card” is eligible for this program.  While the curriculum focuses on passing the naturalization test, it also supplies a strong foundation in ESL Civics for High Intermediate and above learners (the class is multi-level).  District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund is centrally located in Center City Philadelphia (Broad and Chestnut Streets) and is easily accessible by public transportation.

In this program, students will:

    Meet with immigration attorneys to check eligibility for citizenship
    Get help completing the N-400 application, the Fee Waiver I-912, and other USCIS forms
    Receive 10 weeks of FREE intensive instruction [tutoring is available!]

And learn EVERYTHING necessary to:

    pass the Civics test
    pass the Naturalization Interview
    become a US citizen!
    PLUS improve English skills


    Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9:30am: Information & Registration Session:
    Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 9:30am: English Assessment Test
    Class Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30am – 12:00pm
    Class starts: Thursday, March 12 — Completes: Thursday, May 21, 2020

Applicants must:

    attend the Information/Registration session to be enrolled in the classes
    bring Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) to the Information/Registration session
    take both the English Assessment Entrance AND Exit Exams to be enrolled

Applicants must also:

    be 18 years or older
    have a valid Permanent Resident/Green Card
    live in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware or Chester County
    have basic English skills
    have a clean criminal background

Apply online.

Complete the form, select “Citizenship” and click “SUBMIT”

Call 215-568-2580 or email.

Immigration questions must be directed to Mary Clark, Esq.

Flyer for classes