Free U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation Classes (hosted by Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest NJ)

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest NJ (JVS) has received a competitive $250,000 two-year grant from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The grant allows JVS and their partner, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, to help legal permanent residents prepare and apply for U.S. citizenship through free instruction and naturalization services. JVS has developed a curriculum that focuses on all aspects of the citizenship exam and interview, while Catholic Charities provides legal assistance in completing the N-400 Application for Naturalization.

JVS is preparing to hold classes at the Bloomfield Public Library, located at 90 Broad Street in Bloomfield.  Registration and first day of classes will be held on Saturday, September 9, at 9:00 a.m.  Sessions will occur on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for 10 weeks. All prospective registrants must bring their Green Card in order to be considered. 

Please contact Inna Kramers at ikramers@jvsnj.org or 862-704-2283 for details regarding upcoming opportunities. 

Contact Information
  1. Inna Kramers
  2. 862-704-2283
  3. ikramers@jvsnj.org
Sat, November 11
9:00 am — 9:00 am
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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest NJ (JVS) has received a competitive $250,000 two-year grant from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The grant allows JVS and their partner, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, to help legal permanent residents prepare and apply for U.S. citizenship through free instruction and naturalization ...

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