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Press Contact:
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Communications Associate
mmoreno@immigrationforum.org

Drive offers immigrants free help in US naturalization
January 25 2014
By Harvey I. Barkin SAN JOSE, California – A campaign to help legal immigrants become US citizens held its first ethnic media roundtable on Friday, Jan. 24 to encourage legal permanent residents to naturalize. The New Americans Campaign (NAC) initiated in 2012 by a network of businesses, nonprofit organizations and grant-makers exhorted...


Local companies help their employees become U.S. citizens
September 17 2013
By Gustavo Solis | gsolis@miamiherald.com For some employees of Baptist Health South Florida, the path to U.S. Citizenship started Tuesday. The non-profit health organization partnered up with the National Immigration Forum to provide free on-site assistance to employees eligible to become American citizens. They held a special information...


Baptist Health joins groups nationwide seeking new Americans on National Citizenship Day
September 17 2013
MIAMI — Baptist Health South Florida is hosting on-site workshops for potential new citizens this week to mark National Citizenship day Tuesday. The company is one of about a dozen businesses in California, Florida and Washington D.C. that are part of a pilot program to help their employees make...


Latinos celebran el Día de la Constitución de Estados Unidos en Maryland y Washington DC
September 17 2013
Por Paola Alonzo Este martes decenas de personas celebraron el Día de la Constitución de los Estados Unidos convirtiéndose en ciudadanos y aprendiendo sobre la historia del país. Como ya es una tradición en los Estados Unidos, cada 17 de septiembre se celebra a nivel nacional...


On National Citizenship Day, immigration debate spurring some Latinos to pursue citizenship
September 17 2013
There are 8.8 million legal permanent residents eligible for citizenship, according to government figures. In the case of Latinos, a Pew Hispanic report found that only 46 percent of Latino immigrants who are eligible to become citizens have taken the step, compared to 71 percent of non-Latino legal immigrants. Among Mexican-Americans, only 36 percent...


American Businesses Support a Path to Citizenship, a Shot at the American Dream
August 19 2013
By Felicia Escobar Commonsense comprehensive immigration reform isn’t just something that makes sense to 68 members of the United States Senate or a majority of the American people – it also makes sense to American business. In fact, there is a rich history of employers helping their employees achieve the...


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