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LOCATION Manhattan, Bronx
Manhattan – 330 West 42nd Street ( or other Manhattan sites) Bronx – 2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd floor.
Education Eligibility Requirements
• Open to 1199 members and family members.
Legal Service Eligibility Requirements:
• You must be at least twenty-one (21) years old.
• You must be a union worker or eligible family member.
• You must be a legal, permanent resident of the United States for five or more years, or for three or more years if you are married to a U.S. citizen.
• Other United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
The 1199SEIU Citizenship Program is sponsored by the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds (TEF) and the 1199SEIU National Benefit Fund (NBF). The purpose of this free program is to help
1199SEIU members and their eligible family members with the immigration and naturalization process to become U.S. citizens.
English for Citizenship
These classes are offered for non-native speakers of English who need to increase their English skills in order to prepare for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview and the English/Civics exam. This content-based class helps you develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing
abilities as you are exposed to information about U.S. Government and history. The classes are offered in Manhattan on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings, and are held during the Spring and Fall semesters for new students and Summer semester for continuing students.
3-Session Civics & History Prep
These classes are for students who need to refresh their civics knowledge. They provide an overview of the history and government of the U.S., and a review of the 100 USCIS questions. They are offered every month for three consecutive Fridays or Saturdays in Manhattan. If you have completed your N400 application and have received your fingerprint notice, you should attend this class.
This class is ideal for students who need to review the naturalization process as it relates to the
USCIS interview and exam. The focus is mainly on interviewing strategies and techniques. You will have an opportunity to view a mock USCIS interview on video. This is a three-hour class held in Manhattan. It is offered once a month on a Wednesday. If you have completed your N400 application and received your interview appointment, you should attend this class.