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November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Naturalization Clinic to be Hosted by New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Partners to Meet Demand for Citizenship
Pro Bono attorneys will assist green card holders complete their applications for U.S. citizenship
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is partnering with Catholic Migration Services (CMS), Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, and volunteers from the Goldman Sachs Pro Bono Program to host a workshop to provide immigration counsel to green card holders who are seeking to gain citizenship. At the clinic, trained volunteers from New York’s top law firms will help pre-screened immigrant clients complete their naturalization applications and better understand their legal rights.
The November workshop is one of many that have been held this year by NYLPI, CMS, and several pro bono partners, as the need for naturalization assistance persists. This year alone, workshops through this partnership have provided assistance to 270 green card holders.
Individuals interested in receiving naturalization services should call our confidential hotline before November 15 to be pre-screened: 212-225-4400