ROSELLE, NJ - Mayor Jamel C. Holley and the Borough Council invite those interested in becoming U.S. citizens to attend a free workshop on Saturday, Oct. 11, when they can learn the steps involved in the process and how to obtain a fee waiver.
The workshop, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., is sponsored by the New Americans Campaign and the NALEO Educational Fund, which requires all participants to pre-register by calling 888-839-8682 or by visiting www.yaeshora.info
Mayor Holley said the borough is pleased to host the workshop, which is a substantial help to people interesting in exploring the many benefits of citizenship, as well as how to seek a fee waiver.
“Roselle is proud of its multi-ethnic heritage and we do everything we can to help our new residents assimilate with the community,” the mayor said. “This workshop is just one of the many programs we support to assist our residents in pursuing the American Dream.”
Holley stressed that those participating in the workshop must fill out paperwork before attending, which is available on the website. Also, it is important to come prepared with:
· A green card, Social Security card and all passports issued since the green card was issued
· A marriage certificate, if applicable
· Any divorce certificates
· Certificates of disposition on any arrests
· Street address and job history over the past five years, as well as the names of children, dates of birth, residency card numbers and addresses
The event, at Abraham Clark High School in Roselle, 122 E. 6th Ave., is supported by Holley and the Roselle Borough Council, as well as State Sen. Ray Lesniak, Assemblyman Joe Cryan and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano.