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USCIS offers grants to support citizenship preparation

  1. Date Announced

    July 25, 2018

    USCIS makes available $10 millon in grants to fund organizations conducting programs for lawful permanent residents seeking to naturalize. One program would fund up to 36 organizations that offer both citizenship instructions and assistance in completing naturalization applications. Another program funds four organizations provides services to former refugees and asylees who are now permanent residents seeking to increase their knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics to naturalize. [ID #627]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Aug. 15, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Prior Policies

  • Since 2009, USCIS has awarded millions of dollars through grants to immigrant-serving organizations. These organizations have provided citizenship preparation services to more than 200,000 lawful permanent residents of the United States. The funding of these grant opportunities is supported by fee funds. 

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