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Using USCIS Resources to Support Immigrants and Refugees in the Library
An Infopeople Hosted Webinar
Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM
Presenters: Domminick McParland – Education Program Specialist, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of Citizenship and Shawn Chakrabarti – Education Program Specialist, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of Citizenship
Is your library looking for ways to support immigrants and refugees in your community? Would you like to help people learn about United States citizenship? Are you interested in free, high-quality, and easy-to-use educational resources? The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) Office of Citizenship has developed a wealth of products and resources your library can use to help people gain information on how to become a U.S. citizen, prepare for the U.S. naturalization test and interview, as well as navigate life in the United States.
During this one-hour webinar, attendees will:
- Learn about developing "Citizenship Corners" using USCIS materials
- Receive information on free educational products and resources available through USCIS
- Gain ideas on how libraries can help recently arrived immigrants and refugees
Join presenters Domminick McParland (USCIS) and Shawn Chakrabarti (USCIS) as they discuss a variety of free resources available through USCIS, while you develop ideas on ways your organization can utilize these resources to help immigrants and refugees in your community.
This webinar will be of interest to: Anyone, especially library staff and volunteers, who wants to help immigrants and refugees learn English, become U.S. citizens, or navigate life in the United States.
Libraries Helping Immigrants - Series Infomation
Libraries Helping Immigrants, Services for Immigrants: A Project to Train Library Staff to Utilize ESL and Immigration Resources is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
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Keywords: immigration, citizenship