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July 2014

Issue No. 40

Volunteer Corner

Volunteer of the Month   

James Howard has been a volunteer attorney with CUNY Citizenship Now! since February 2013. Since then he has attended each call-in event and call-in training and he continues to educate himself on immigration law. Click below to read more about James' thoughts on being part of our Volunteer Corps.

Director's Corner

nullIn this month's column, Allan recommends two recent articles for you to stay up-to-date with current immigration issues.  Click here to read more.

What's Happening at
CUNY Citizenship Now

Recent Events:  


Summer is here! Despite the heat our volunteers have stayed active.  In July we held one Citizenship Application Assistance Event on July 12th with MOIA, part of the NYCitizenship in Schools program. The event was held at Newtown High School in Elmhurst, Queens. 50 volunteers and 31 staff members helped 125 participants, out of which 67 completed their application for naturalization. Click here to read more and see photos of the event.


Member Network

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Mark Your Calendars

Saturday, September 6th, 2014
Citizenship Now! Application
Assistance Event

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Citizenship Now! Application
Assistance Event



  Bulletin Board


We are taking a break from Citizenship Application Assistance events in August.  Enjoy the rest of your summer!  We look forward to seeing you in September.  


Fun and Stuff

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Poll Question  

At an event, you are helping Ana complete
her N-400. Her birth certificate shows that
her name is "Ana Alfonso." When she
arrived in the United States, she married
John Daniels. A few years later, Ana and
John divorced.

Q. What is Ana's current legal name?

Click here to answer

Managing Editor

A. Sofia Carreno


Legal Editor
Allan Wernick, Esq.


Gabriel Espinal

This Month's Newsletter and
Member Network Contributors

Tom Shea, Esq.
Tamara Bloom, Esq.
Stina Rosenquist
Vikramjit Gill
David Sturniolo