Immigration Program

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 While many immigrants and refugees would like to become American citizens and participate fully in the American way of life, they are often met with obstacles to overcome due to their language proficiency. MWRC helps individuals with low English proficiency and other challenges, while assisting with the attaining of U.S. Citizenship. The Citizenship program stresses that becoming U.S. citizens is only the first step in the process and includes becoming informed voters and active community members. The Citizenship program is comprised of two components:

Citizenship Education

MWRC helps students prepare for their Immigration and Naturalization Service Citizenship exams by providing classroom instruction and individual tutoring in United States history and Civics.

  • Citizenship Workshops

MWRC offers monthly Citizenship Workshop for community members to receive citizenship application assistance. Staff members work directly with them to fill out the application forms. For more information on applying for citizenship and the date of workshops, please contact us.

  • Immigration Program

MWRC is a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited organization that offers low-cost case assistance to individuals seeking to apply for citizenship, readjustment of status, or petition for family members to come to the United States.

The Muslim Women Resource Center’s Citizenship and Immigration Services Program offers assistance with U.S. Citizenship and select family-based immigration services. On-site staff. provides information and assistance regarding immigration forms and procedures for nominal fees. The Department is Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recognized.