SF celebrates over 10,000 new citizens, urges immigrants to naturalize now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO – As the nation celebrates Citizenship Day on September 17, San Francisco encourages eligible green card holders to take advantage of the free resources available to apply for citizenship. The benefits are clear: Studies show that naturalized citizens earn 8 to 11 percent more than green card …

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USCIS Announces a Revised Naturalization Civics Test

Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced plans to change the current version of the naturalization civics test.  This revised civics test will go into effect on December 1, 2020. With the revised test, a USCIS officer will ask you to answer 20 out of the 128 civics test questions. You must answer …

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SF CELEBRATES COURT DECISION BLOCKING USCIS FEE INCREASES

SF CELEBRATES COURT DECISION BLOCKING USCIS FEE INCREASES, URGES IMMIGRANTS TO NATURALIZE NOW SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco leaders celebrated a federal court decision that blocks U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from increasing fees for citizenship and other immigration benefits. On Tuesday, a federal judge in the Northern District of California issued a preliminary …

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SF celebrates nearly 10,000 new citizens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 11, 2020 SF CELEBRATES NEARLY 10,000 NEW CITIZENS, URGES IMMIGRANTS TO NATURALIZE NOW SAN FRANCISCO – As San Francisco leaders celebrate Citizenship Month this September, they have an urgent message for eligible green card holders: Naturalize now, before the fees go up. It currently costs $725 to apply for U.S. citizenship. Those …

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