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FREE Citizenship Classes and FREE or REDUCED Citizenship Application Assistance

Offered by HIAS PA, the Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network and District 1199C Training Fund

Classes Begin March 15th!

Supported by USCIS Citizenship & Integration Grant Program;
Student citizenship book and CD: $30.00.

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District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
100 South Broad Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19110
Our Office is NOT OPEN at this time due to COVID-19.

 Schedule: 
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Monday, March 1 at 9:30 AM - Information & Registration
 • Class Schedule: Every Monday + Wednesday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, for 10 weeks
 • Class begins on Monday, March 15 - Zoom link will be sent via email to registered students

Process: 
 • 
Attend the Information/Registration session to enroll
 • 
Have one-on-one telephone screening interview with Mary Clark, P-CAN Coordinator and Legal Advisor
 • 
Send copy of Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) (photograph by email or text) to Mary Clark
 • 
Take both the English Assessment Entrance AND Exit Exams to be enrolled


Required Technology: 
 • 
Smart phone, tablet/iPad, laptop or PC/Mac
 • Zoom
 • Internet/WiFi
 • Webcam
 • Headphones 
 • Notebook, pen/pencil, folder
 • Quiet place during class sessions/ arrangement for childcare (if applicable)

In this program, students will: 

 • Meet with lawyers to check eligibility for citizenship
 • Get help completing the N-400 application and other forms
 • Get help applying for the Fee Waiver I-912
 • Receive 10 weeks of free intensive instruction
 • Learn everything necessary to pass Civics test and Naturalization Interview
 • Become a US citizen!

 * Tutoring is available *

To apply, you MUST: 
 • be 18 years or older
 • have a valid Permanent Resident/Green Card
 • live in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware or Chester County
 • have basic English skills
 • have a clean criminal background


Apply online! Click HERE, enter your information, and select "Citizenship" or copy and paste https://1199ctraining.formstack.com/forms/esl_registration into your web browser!

For information, please contact:
HIAS PA: 
Ms. Mary Clark at (215) 832-0912, P-CAN Coordinator
District 1199C: Ms. Arlyn Freed at (267) 279-9241, Language Screening & Case Manager


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