Fundamentals of Citizenship
Webinar Series: October 2010
This is the first webinar of our monthly series designed to provide up-to-date information on various vital immigration law topics to practitioners and community advocates.
Becoming a United States citizen is a privilege that comes with many rights, such as traveling freely and having more job opportunities, and responsibilities, such as voting. Watch a recording of a webinar focused on the foundations of United States citizenship.
- Information about the naturalization process (the process of becoming a U.S. citizen)
- Discussion of eligibility requirements
- Information and resources about citizenship, including potential bars to citizenship, application forms and fees, and citizenship test information
- Information about fee waivers
Midori Hills, Esq.
Staff Attorney, York College Immigration Center
Luz Medrano, Esq.
Staff Attorney, Hostos College Immigration Center
Patricia Wonder, Esq.
Instructor, CUNY School of Professional Studies
Anyone interested in assisting individuals with applying for citizenship as well as individuals applying for citizenship will benefit from the knowledge obtained from the webinar.
Immigration Law Studies Graduate Certificate Program
Professionals from across the country, in many different fields, are faced with immigrant employment and family issues on a regular basis. Increasingly paralegals, social workers, lawyers, community advocates, and government officials are turning to The City University of New York School of Professional Studies to learn about the complex and ever-changing field of immigration law and regulation.
This program is offered through the CUNY School of Professional Studies. For more information visit www.sps.cuny.edu.
Introduction to Immigration Law
Learn the basics of U.S. immigration and citizenship law with an emphasis on family-based immigration, adjustment of status to permanent resident, citizenship and naturalization. (Click here for full description)
Business Immigration Law
Gain a comprehensive understanding of business immigration law by learning to provide immigration law paralegal services to employers as well as preparing document applications. (Click here for full description)
Proceedings in Immigration Court: The Removal Process and Applications for Relief
This course will cover what happens once a non-citizen has been charged and placed in immigration removal proceedings (formerly called deportation proceedings). The student will study each step of the proceeding, with the choices that the client and her representative must make in the effort to avoid removal. (Click here for full description)
Family-Based Immigration Law
Obtain a comprehensive overview of family-based immigration law, including sponsorship of family members for residence and other immigration benefits. (Click here for full description)
Naturalization and Citizenship
The student will learn the law regarding eligibility for Naturalization under different sections of the I&N Act, as well as when and how one can acquire citizenship at birth, and how one can derive U.S. Citizenship. (Click here for full description)