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The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

by Georgette Hadvina This is the fifth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.”   Immigration Story The sky was bright and clear on that late fall day of November, 1957.  We must wait for a landing clearance, the pilot announced. […]

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

By Rolando Chinea This is the first of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.” Immigration Story Definition of the American dream: The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, […]

13th Annual Boys and Girls Club’s “Day for Kids” | Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

13th Annual Boys and Girls Club’s “Day for Kids” | Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

OXNARD, Calif.—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme invites the community to join them for the 13th Annual Day for Kids celebration 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sept. 22 at the Martin V. Smith Youth Center Clubhouse, 1900 West 5th Street, Oxnard. More than 3,000 people of all ages are expected to attend. The free […]

Pathway to Citizenship | A Workshop for Veterans

Pathway to Citizenship | A Workshop for Veterans

In collaboration with CSU Channel Island Veteran Center, Inland Counties Legal Services and the California Department of Social Services, CalVet is able to offer no costlegal assistance to veterans, service members and their families to assist them with obtaining citizenship. It is our priority to ensure that veterans have a pathway to become citizens and have access […]

Ten Recommended Immigration Reform Steps

Ten Recommended Immigration Reform Steps

  Submitted By Dr. Kevin McNamee A letter was sent to the House and Senate with the following recommendations to fix our country’s illegal immigration problem. I don’t know if it will be read but consider this Writing Therapy. I encourage others to share if he or she likes the content. Check List To Fix […]

Latino Leadership Awards 2018 | El Concilio Family Services

Latino Leadership Awards 2018 | El Concilio Family Services

    El Concilio is the service center for the rural low-income limited or non-English speaking community. We transition low income families by providing services that integrate them into the community to assist them in becoming self sufficient, engaged and greater contributors to our community. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Renounce Your Citizenship

Renounce Your Citizenship

By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views The last time I checked, ‘Separate but equal” pertained to discriminatory laws against African Americans.  Segregated rest rooms, dining facilities, and use of public services (like riding in the back of the bus, those of color had to endure. This all changed, at least on paper with the monumental Supreme Court […]

Decoding DACA (and Other Tools Like It)

Decoding DACA (and Other Tools Like It)

    By Mike Smith If America is an idea (and it is), then “American” is ultimately defined by our actions and beliefs—not citizenship statuses. Like it or not, this is our country’s litmus test. It’s also the first equation in any and every immigration issue, if truth is to win over fakery. This includes […]

USCIS Announces Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Opportunities

USCIS Announces Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Opportunities

Grants will support citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare lawful permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic assimilation through increased knowledge of English, U.S. […]

Young Americans Receive Citizenship Certificates at Channel Islands National Park

Young Americans Receive Citizenship Certificates at Channel Islands National Park

By Tim Pompey U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Channel Islands National Park kicked off the 4th of July weekend by holding citizenship ceremonies for fifty local children and two adults at the Robert J. Lagomarsino Visitor Center on Friday, June 30. The ceremonies are part of the USCIS’ annual Channel Islands National Park […]

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