Citizenship Program

Birth Justice Defenders

May 14, 2020

Join us and learn more about different resources and how you can be part of the  Birth Justice Defenders

Wednesday, May 27th  10:30 AM – Birth giving while COVID-19

Wednesday, June 3rd  10:30 AM – Working rights of pregnant Women

Wednesday, June 10th  10:30 AM – Early Child Development Stimulation

Wednesday, June 17th  10:30 AM – Doulas

Register here to participate in the events.

Únete a nosotros y aprende más sobre diferentes recursos y cómo puedes ser parte de la Defensores de Justicia del Parto

  • Miércoles 27 de mayo 10:30 AM – Parto mientras COVID-19
  • Miércoles 3 de junio a las 10:30 a.m. – Derechos laborales de las mujeres embarazadas
  • Miércoles 10 de junio 10:30 AM – Estimulación del desarrollo infantil temprano
  • Miércoles 17 de junio 10:30 AM – Doulas

Inscríbase aquí

Free Online Citizenship Classes

April 23, 2020

USCIS Announced Temporary Closure of Offices to the Public

March 18, 2020

The temporary suspension is extended, and USCIS offices will re-open on June 4th unless the public closures are extended further

All interviews, biometrics appointments and oath ceremonies will be rescheduled. 

USCIS Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 17, 2020

This information can change quickly, so please check on the day of your appointment for any updates.

Additional USCIS resources on the USCIS COVID-19 webpage include: 

  • USCIS Office Closings;
  • Appointments and Rescheduling;
  • Naturalization Oath Ceremonies; and
  • Special Situations

Emerald Isle Immigration Center COVID-19 Update

March 16, 2020

In response to the current COVID-19 public health emergency, EIIC is sharing details that our offices are closed to the public effective immediately. All our classes and group social gatherings are also postponed indefinitely; we also suspended our Meals On Wheels delivery as of today.

We are adopting remote work plans and ask for your patience
while we redirect  phone calls and will be returning phone calls and email
enquiries within 24 hours. Both offices will remain closed until further

We will continually monitor the changing environment throughout these challenging times and remind everyone to follow CDC procedures regarding social distancing.

How to prepare and take action for COVID-19 – source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Please visit the DOHMH website at for general updates about COVID-19.

Volunteer Week 2020

April 24, 2020

It is National Volunteer Week!

This year, we cannot gather to celebrate the contributions & countless hours of our dedicated volunteers, but we are sending a BIG Thank You to all our volunteers for all their contributions and efforts not only in helping us fulfill our mission, but making such a positive impact in our community!

Thank you, Volunteers!

To find out more and support 9 million reasons who are helping provide food and supplies to New Yorkers in need visit their facebook page or you can donate to their gofundme.

Bartender resources list

April 23, 2020

Bartender Magazine have shared a great list of resources that have been set up to help those in the bar & restaurant industry that have been affected by covid19. Please use the links below to find out more about these great causes whether you are in need of assistance or would like to help by kindly making a donation:

USBG Bartender Emergency Assistance Fund

James Beard Foundation Relief Fund

World’s Biggest Tip Jar

The Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund

Clover Club & Leyenda Staff Relief Fund

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