Twenty-three-year-old Andrea Nelson fought back tears when she received a certificate Friday that officially declared her a U.S. citizen. "My family's helped me out a lot," she said, "so it's just a little emotional now that I finally got it.
Free naturalization information session SERRC - Alaska's Educational Resource Center, will host a free naturalization information session at The Learning Connection at 210 Ferry Way, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Clutching an American flag Friday afternoon, Guenter Math said it's great to be an American.
An Anchorage family faces separation after an immigration judge ordered the parents to leave the country by last Friday because they overstayed their tourist visas.
The Learning Connection (TLC) recently received funds from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to provide English and citizenship classes in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan for adults ages 18 and older. Classes will begin on Tuesday.
The Learning Connection/SERRC received funds in October 2010 from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to provide English and citizenship classes for adults age 18 and older.
Free nationwide immigration session for Spanish speakers planned A nationwide information session about the unauthorized practice of immigration law is scheduled for Thursday, according to a release from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The session, which will be conducted entirely in Spanish, is free and can be accessed either online at www.uscis.gov/espanol or by calling (800) 857-4862. The password for the event is SERVICIO. Discussion will focus on immigration scams and how to avoid them. A question-and-answer session will be part of the event.
The Learning Connection will host a free Naturalization Information Session April 26, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Led by a U.S.
Juneau resident Ernesto Guillen packed his bags last week for voluntary deportation to Mexico and a painful separation from his wife and four children.
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