ARE YOU READY TO BECOME A U.S. CITIZEN? NOT A U.S. CITIZEN BUT WANT TO APPLY TO BECOME ONE?

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Contact Alejandro Miranda at 202-341-3455 or via email @ amiranda@ufcw.org or call the union office at 301-977-2447

WHO CAN APPLY?

Local 1994 members in a good standing (immediate family members too*) who are permanent US residents (a green card holder) can qualify to become a US Citizen. Local 1994 Union will help you complete the N-400 application for naturalization and provide legal assistance.

*family: wife, son/daughter, family member mother/father.

HOW THIS WORKS:

✓ Make pre-screen by calling to: Alejandro Miranda (202) 341-3455 or email: amiranda@ufcw.org

TO BE ELIGIBLE YOU MUST

✓ Have been Legal Permanent Resident for 5 years, or 3 years if married to a US Citizen

✓ Have NO problems with the law

✓ Speak, write and read BASIC English

PRE-SCREEN DATES: FROM AUGUST 1- AUGUST 2O

APPLICANT CHECK LIST

❏ Your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)

❏ Driver’s License or any other Photo ID

❏ Social Security Card

❏ List of home addresses for the past 5 years and the dates which you lived at that address.

❏ List of employer names and addresses for the past 5 years and the dates you worked for that employer.

❏ Dates you have been outside of the U.S. for the past 5 years, and the countries you traveled to. Bring your passport, itineraries, tickets, etc. for all trips made outside of the U.S.

❏ Complete names, dates of birth, addresses and A#s (green cards) for all your children.

❏ Your most recent tax return.

❏ A money order for $725.00 payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security”.

IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR CITIZENSHIP BASED ON MARRIAGE, PLEASE BRING:

❏ Marriage certificate and/or divorce decrees, if applicable.

❏ Evidence that your spouse has been a resident for at least 3 years, such as his/her birth certificate, passport or certificate of naturalization.

❏ Documents referring to you and your spouse: bank statements, leases, mortgages, IRS tax returns for the last 3 years.

❏ If you changed your name, the court decree that legally changed your name

If you think you may be eligible for a fee waiver, please bring your most recent tax returns and proof that you are receiving food stamps, public housing assistance, medical assistance, etc.

UFCW Local 1994 can assist you with filing the necessary paperwork to apply to become a U.S. Citizen. Contact the Union office at 301-977-2447 for more information.

ABOUT UCAN:

The UCAN Program is made possible by  UFCW International in partnership with a law firm to benefit Local 1994 Union members and their families without any cost to you! Your Union understands how expensive becoming a citizen can be for you and family and we want to bring this benefit to you.

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