YOU CAN DO IT!

If you are over the age of 18, have been a permanent resident for 5 years, or married to a US citizen for 3 years, you can apply to become a naturalized US citizen.

We have an online citizenship interview class this summer: July 20 – September 2, 10 AM – 12 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Designed to help prepare you for the naturalization interview, civics test, and reading and writing test.

  • Will meet on Zoom

Register here. Please contact Literacy Volunteers of the Montachusett Area to find out more.

We hope to have an in-person class in the fall.

Student Success Stories

Congratulations to Student C. on receiving her citizenship in February! Her tutor says:

She is filled with pride at her accomplishment, as she should be!
When I met her 4 years ago, she was quite shy and timid about practicing her English and wondered about her overall place in the United States, but she soldiered on. Today, C. is an articulate, confident young woman, she is a certified nursing assistant, she has a beautiful home and family, and for me, she has become a life long friend.   I have learned so much from her, about her home country of Rwanda,  about the struggles one faces when immigrating to a place very different from the one you grew up in, and about personal courage, grace, and persistence. Our country is a better place because C. is here! I’m proud to have been a part of her journey.

Congratulations also to Student R. on her progress. Student R. has been a long-time LVMont student because she has struggled with a learning disability and was denied educational opportunity in the past. As an adult, she has worked on her reading because of what she missed out on. She and her tutor have been reading about natural history and history, and her tutor reports, “Found an author just right for her:   Ann MCGovern.  She read If You Sailed on the Mayflower.  Thought she was reading too fast—first time reading was not work but something to enjoy and couldn’t wait to see what happened.

Citizenship Interview Class

We have a *free* in-person Citizenship Interview Class this fall. It will be on Tuesday evenings, 5:30-7:30 PM, September 28-December 14, in the Garden Room of the Fitchburg Public Library. Masks are required. Vaccination is recommended. You can register online here (https://forms.gle/BKA5FfhqUReyhXRJA) or by phone at 978-343-8184.

Free Assistance with U.S. Citizenship Applications

When: Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 10 am to 3 pm

Where: Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Register by October 22nd, 2021 by calling 774-243-3045 or emailing infolegal@ascentria.org

Sorry, no walk-ins – appointment is required.

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