Our citizenship fairs are designed to be a “one-stop” workshop for legal permanent residents interested in become U.S. citizens. At a citizenship fair, residents can obtain information about the naturalization process, receive assistance with the N-400 application, and have a brief legal consultation with an attorney.

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NEXT CITIZENSHIP FAIR:

DATE:  SATURDAY JANUARY 30th, from 09:00 am to 12:00

ADDRESS: 14645 Rothgeb Drive, Rockville MD. 20850

Documents

You should bring the following documents to a citizenship fair in order to be able to send your application the same day:

  • Social Security Card
  • Green Card
  • Driver’s License or a State Issued I.D
  • All Passports - Expired and Valid ones
  • Check or Money Order for $680 (USCIS Application Fee)
  • List of addresses where you have worked and lived during the past five years.
  • Court records ( if there are criminal records )

If you would like to apply for our Loan program to pay USCIS fees, please bring:

  • Last two paychecks
  • Two Picture ID's

If applicable - Spousal information: Your spouse name, Date of Birth, Date of marriage, Immigration Status

Children information: Names, Dates of Birth and Addresses of all your children, whether they live in the U.S or not.

Volunteers are needed in the following general roles for our Citizenship Fairs:

  • Immigration Attorneys

Meet one on one with clients to determine eligibility for naturalization, answer questions, review applications for accuracy, and provide further instructions for follow up or filing. Please note that you will not be asked to actually represent anyone and will not be asked to sign on as counsel.

  • Application Assistance

Meet one on one with legal permanent residents to help them complete their citizenship application (N-400). No previous experience is needed, but this could be a great opportunity for law students or anybody looking to gain experience in the naturalization process. You do not need to speak a foreign language, although some of our clients have limited English proficiency.

  • Interpreters

Translate between clients, attorneys, and application assistants. Ensure that those applying for citizenship understand the requirements, forms, and all documents needed for naturalization. Interpreters of all languages are welcome, especially those with Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Amharic, and Vietnamese.

  • General Support

Ensure the smooth operation of the citizenship fair. Help with registration, pre-application screening, copying and assembling documents, and passing out information. These volunteers are vital to making sure that the Citizenship Fair successfully assists legal permanent residents apply for U.S. Citizenship.

Interested in volunteering? Please contact Program Coordinators Molly Gavin or Juan Carlos Navarrete.