ICYMI: Philadelphia’s Legal Community Partners to Form ‘Take Action Philly’

The Philadelphia Bar Association, with the support of the City of Philadelphia and a number of prominent non-profit legal aid organizations, announced last week that it has formed Take Action Philly (TAP) – an initiative uniting lawyers, government, community organizations and residents
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League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920, the year U.S. women won the right to vote. Created to teach this new bloc of voters how to vote, the league now fosters public interest in voting and enhances access to the voting booth. Above, a woman (more...)

Thousands of New Citizens Help U.S. Celebrate Birthday

In celebration of its 237th birthday, the United States is welcoming more than 7,800 new citizens in more than 100 naturalization ceremonies across the country and overseas from July 1 to July 5. “The United States has a long and proud tradition as a welcoming nation, and we (more...)

USCIS Selects Philadelphia Organizations to Promote Citizenship

HIAS Pennsylvania has been selected to receive a grant from the United States Immigration and Citizenship Service’s Citizenship and Integration Grant Program to assist new Americans in the naturalization process.  A new initiative, the Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network (P-CAN) which includes HIAS Pennsylvania, Esperanza Immigration Legal Services, New World Association (more...)

New U.S. Citizens Celebrate Constitution Day

By Jane Morse
Staff Writer
Some 225 people representing 69 nations had two reasons to celebrate on September 17: They became U.S. citizens in a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. National Archives on a day that honors the U.S. Constitution and citizenship. They are among 32,000 people who will become (more...)

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