EIIC Online Citizenship Classes

May 28, 2020

The Emerald Isle Immigration Center (EIIC) has a long history of helping new immigrants assimilate into their new communities while learning about the culture and history of the United States. Through USCIS’ Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program, EIIC continues to teach lawful permanent residents about what it means to live and thrive in the United States today and the importance of understanding the country’s history.

Class schedule: Mondays & Thursdays |7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Study U.S. history and civics, practice reading, writing and improve your English skills for the citizenship interview




To request an appointment to receive legal assistance to apply for citizenship fill out this form ( form available in Spanish), we will contact you to schedule an appointment.

Relief Fund Opportunity

December 10, 2020

The relief fund opportunity for restaurant workers by ROAR (Relief Opportunities for All Restaurants) and the Robin Hood Foundation it is a one-time grant of $500 for restaurant workers. It is on a first-come, first served basis and will be open until funds are exhausted.

Currently, the relief fund is open to residents of the Bronx and Queens until December 14. On December 14, the application will be opened up to all 5 boroughs. The application is available in English and Spanish. There are no questions regarding immigration status. They ask for verification through picture ID with address to ensure that the applicants live within the 5 boroughs. Applicants should have ALL of their information ready when filling out the application because they cannot save and return to complete the form.

Here is the application: https://fund.uptogether.org/ROAR. This is NOT funded by the City.

ROAR (Oportunidades de ayuda para todos los restaurantes) y la Fundación Robin Hood ofrecen una oportunidad de fondos de ayuda para los trabajadores de restaurantes. Es una subvención única de $ 500 para los trabajadores de restaurantes. Se asigna por orden de llegada y estará abierto hasta que se agoten los fondos.

Actualmente, el fondo de ayuda está abierto a los residentes del Bronx y Queens hasta el 14 de diciembre. El 14 de diciembre, la solicitud se abrirá para los 5 condados. La aplicación está disponible en inglés y español. No hay preguntas sobre el estado migratorio. Piden verificación a través de una identificación con fotografía con dirección para asegurarse de que los solicitantes vivan dentro de los 5 distritos. Los solicitantes deben tener TODA su información lista al completar la solicitud porque no pueden guardar y regresar para completar el formulario.

Aquí está la aplicación: https://fund.uptogether.org/ROAR

Early Voting Information

October 14, 2020

Early Voting Days and Hours for November 3, 2020 General Election

 Saturday, October 24, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
 Sunday, October 25, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
 Monday, October 26, 2020 7 AM to 3 PM
 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12 PM to 8 PM 
 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12 PM to 8 PM
 Thursday, October 29, 2020 10 AM to 6 PM 
 Friday, October 30, 2020 7 AM to 3 PM 
 Saturday, October 31, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
 Sunday, November 1, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM

Early Voting Poll Sites

USCIS NY Field Offices

June 16, 2020


June 16, 2020

Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals that offer childbirth prep, labor support and parenting


The online event will be streaming live on Birth Justice Defenders Facebook: @BirthJusticeDefenders

Te-Ana Souffrant, Doula and CEO/Founder of The Arch App, LLC

Juan Carlos Grajeda, EIIC Healthcare Program Manager

9 Million Reasons and NY Cares, support with food donations

Register here

Inscríbase aquí