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ERIC Number: ED276633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Becoming a Citizen: A Newcomer's Guide. 1.
Michael, Jean
A bilingual pamphlet containing practical law-related information for recent Russian Jewish immigrants to New York City, this document discusses the process of becoming a United States citizen. Following a very brief description of the Newcomer series, 10 questions are listed, each followed by an answer. Questions asked include how to obtain a green card; the difference between a refugee, a parolee, and an immigrant; rights and responsibilities of refugees; how to help additional family members come to the United States and responsibilities involved in bringing relatives to this country; when to apply for citizenship; how to apply for citizenship; the rights and responsibilities of a United States citizen; the rights of refugees when traveling outside the United States, and the documents necessary for travel once permanent residency is obtained. A final page, titled "Where to Go for Help," lists the addresses and phone numbers of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service and the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Inc. (CBC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community
Language: EnglishRussian
Sponsor: Herman Muehlstein Foundation, New York, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)