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CMS to Host Naturalization Workshop May 9

A naturalization workshop with Catholic Migration Services is scheduled at the Queens Central Library, Jamaica, on Tuesday, May 9, 2-6 p.m. This workshop is for legal permanent residents to fill out the N-400 application for naturalization and a full or partial fee waiver, if eligible.

Attendees must bring the following: Green card and all passports; copy of most recent IRS tax return; marriage certificate or divorce papers, if applicable; and certified court dispositions and MTA dispositions, if applicable. To register, call 718-990-0893 or go to

To complete a full fee waiver, attendees will need to provide proof of any benefits that he/she, or an immediate family member (spouse or child), are currently receiving. This evidence must be in the form of a letter, notice or other official document. Bring all that apply on May 9: SNAP (Food Stamp) Award Letter (to request, call 718-722-8009); SSI Award Letter (to request, call 1-800-772-1213); or Medicaid Award Letter (to request, call 212-695-0541).

Full flyers in English and Spanish.