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Announcements

Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Practice Guide

New best practices guide by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Legal Services for Children that promotes the adoption of policies and procedures for noncitizen youth that are consistent with the principles of detention and equity reform.

New Americans Campaign: A Citizenship Movement

The New Americans Campaign held a peer-to-peer learning conference, “United for Citizenship,” in New York in early May 2014 for partner organizations. The event also included an all-day workshop, which provided free legal services to hundreds of LPRs seeking citizenship. 

USCIS Has Announced a Longer Citizenship Application Form

The USCIS has announced a longer citizenship application form.  According to Eric Cohen, Executive Director, “Green card holders have a 90 day window where they can use the old form — and the New Americans Campaign will hold dozens of free citizenship assistance events nationwide to make sure as many people as possible apply for citizenship before the change. For those green card holders waiting to take the critical step of becoming citizens, there’s no better time than now. ”