citizenship

  • County of Santa Clara Announce Upcoming 2018 Citizenship Day

    Collaborative of Community Agencies and Volunteers are Preparing to Provide Legal Assistance to Thousands of Immigrants Eligible for U.S. Citizenship The Santa Clara County Citizenship Collaborative will host its 28th Citizenship Day event on Saturday, April 21, 2018, to offer permanent residents initial legal assessment and citizenship application assistance...
  • County of Santa Clara Condemns Inclusion of Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

    ​SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA —  The County of Santa Clara is committed to ensuring that every county household will be officially counted for the 2020 Census, part of the County’s multi-year campaign to “get out the count.”   Following the news that the U.S. Commerce Department, which oversees the U.S. Census Bureau, is...
  • Latino Groups Push Back on Citizenship Question for Census

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Latino groups are praising a protest letter sent to the Trump administration by state Attorney General Xavier Becerra and leaders from 17 other states opposing a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Department of Justice recently asked the Census Bureau to add...
  • Free Citizenship Workshops

    Sept. 23 Workshop Offers Free Immigration Services to Legal Permanent Residents Who Want to Become U.S. Citizens Citizenship opens the door to opportunities and civic engagement SAN JOSE, Calif.– A collaboration of community groups, immigration rights advocates, and the City of San José are joining forces to make sure...
  • Calendar 9.15

    Downtown Farmers’ Market Friday September 15, 2017 / 10am San Pedro Square 87 N San Pedro St San Jose, CA Free Summer Activities in St. James Park Friday September 15, 2017 / 12pm St James Park N 2nd St San jose, CA Free Fountain Alley Fridays Friday September 15,...
  • Immigration Corner

    By Raul Ray, Esq. Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the eligibility requirements pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).   Applicants granted U.S. citizenship are able to vote in federal elections and...
  • Taking the next step from Green Card to citizenship

    By Raul Ray, Esq. Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after he or she fulfills the eligibility requirements pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).   Applicants granted U.S. citizenship are able to vote in federal elections and...
  • La Campaña Nuevos Americanos busca romper los mitos sobre la ciudadanía

    Jenny Manrique / Especial para El Observador De los cerca de 9 millones de residentes permanentes en Estados Unidos que son elegibles para adquirir la ciudadanía, menos de un millón se naturalizan al año. La baja tasa motivó a defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes y proveedores de servicios...