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Citizenship Classes

 
The next, in person, Citizenship Class Session starts November 8, 2021,
6:30pm at Ukiah Adult School's Room 1.
Please bring your green card and wear your face mask.
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For Hopkins Fire Survivors
 
October 7, 2021, Mendocino County to Hosted Local Assistance Center in Redwood Valley.
 
September 21, 2021, the Mendocino county Board of Supervisors declared the Hopkins Fire as an Emergency.
- To read all about on Mendocino Voice, go to
 
The Mendocino County Human Evacuation Center is closed.
See poster with QR code for more information.
 
The United Disaster Relief of Northern California is accepting, by appointment, donations. 
To set up a meeting appointment call (707) 489 - 3970.
 
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The application processing fee is $725.
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Please wear you mask when you come to class.
- For up-to-date Coronavirus (Covid-19) information from the Center for Disease Control:
 
- For up-to-date Coronavirus information from the California Department of Public Health:
 
- For up-to-date Covid-19 information from the Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency:
 
- For up-to-date world data from John Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Center:
 
To find out what USCIS is doing related to the Covid-19 pandemic go to:  www.uscis.gov/coronavirus
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USCIS is still accepting applications!
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      Ukiah Adult School offers fee FREE Citizenship class sessions on Monday evenings.
 
Students are instructed how to properly complete their citizenship applications (USCIS Form N-400).

Students are taught important events in U.S. History; the Constitution and its background; the organization, powers and duties of federal, state and local governments; American institutions and ideals; the privileges, duties and responsibilities of citizenship.

A class session is held every Monday night for five weeks. A new class session starts on the sixth Monday. Class hours are 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Registration takes place during class. It is recommended that students attend all classes available in a session.

Please bring your Legal Permanent Resident card (Green Card) to class.

Sorry, childcare is not available.

For more information, please call Dave Gengoux at (707) 463-5217 or visit the Ukiah Citizenship Web Site
(The Ukiah citizenship website was completely revamped in late March 2021 to accommodate cellphones.)
  
You may apply for citizenship if:
A. You have had your Legal Permanent Resident Card (Green card) for five (5) years; you can speak, understand, read and write in English.
  • You will need to study all 100 questions and you will need to be able to write up to three sentences and read up to three sentences in English. The officer will ask 10 questions (out of the 100)and you'll have to answer 6 questions correctly in English to pass that portion of the test
  • You have no problems with the law (being on parole or probation is a disqualifying factor
 
B. You are married to a US citizen for the last three (3) years, lived with that citizen for the last three (3) years and have had a Legal Permanent Residence Card (Green card) for the last three (3 ) years and you can speak, understand, read and write in English. 
  • You will need to study all 100 questions and you will need to be able to write up to three sentences and read up to three sentences in English. The officer will ask 10 questions (out of the 100) and you'll have to answer 6 questions correctly in English to pass that portion of the test.
  • You will need to provide USCIS the following information to prove that you qualify  for this option: Marriage certificate, Tax transcripts for the last three (3) years), rental or lease agreement, utility bills showing both your name and your significant other's name, etc
  • You have no problems with the law. (being on parole or probation is a disqualifying factor)
 
C. You are at least 50 years old.  You have had your Legal Permanent Resident Card for 20 years, then you qualify to do your interview in the language of your choice.
  • You will need to study all 100 questions. The officer will ask you 10 questions (out of the 100) and you will have to answer 6 questions correctly in the language of your choice to pass that portion of the test.  The reading and writing part of the interview does not apply.
  • You have no problems with the law (being on parole or probation is a disqualifying factor)
 
D. You are at least 55 years old. You have had your Legal Permanent Resident Card for 15 years, then you qualify to do your interview in the language of your choice.
  • You will need to study all 100 questions. The officer will ask you 10 questions (out of the 100) and you will have to answer 6 questions correctly in the language of your choice to pass that portion of the test. The reading and writing part of the interview does not apply.
  • You have no problems with the law (being on parole or probation is a disqualifying factor)
 
E. You are at least 65 years old.  You have had your Legal Permanent Resident Card for 20 years, then you qualify to do your interview in the language of your choice.
  • You will need to study only 20 of the 100 questions. The officer will ask you 10 questions (out of the 20 questions marked with a little black star) you will have to answer 6 questions correctly in the language of your choice to pass that portion of the test. The reading and writing part of the interview does not apply.
  • You have no problems with the law (being on parole or probation is a disqualifying factor)
 
If you are unable to read and/or write in English, please bring a relative or friend to help you fill out the application.
Thank you.
 
Other qualifications may apply such as Military Service.....For more information go to the USCIS homepage: https://www.uscis.gov/n-400
 
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is not the United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency (ICE). Both agencies are found under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) umbrella but they are not the same.
 
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To check for updates, please continue to pay close attention to each field office website at field office websites and the national website for alerts: www.uscis.gov as processes may be changing as the situation changes

 

USCIS will provide further updates as the situation develops and will continue to follow CDC guidance in response to this situation. Please visit uscis.gov/coronavirus for updates.

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Here is the 2021 - 2022 Citizenship Class (in person)

session schedule

Fall 2021

- Session 1 (completed)

- Session 2: October 4 to November 1

- Session 3: November 8 to December 13

(No class November 22, it's Thanks giving Break)

Spring 2022

- Session 1: January 10 to February 14

(No school: January 17, it's Martin Luther King's Day)

- Session 2: February 28 to April 11

(No school march 28, it's Spring Break)

- Session 3: April 25 to May 23

Each session is 5 Mondays long. 

Each class meets from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Room 1, at Ukiah Adult School.
Registration takes place in class.
Please, bring your Green Card to Class.
EACH CLASS SESSIONS IS FREE!
Sorry, childcare is not available.
 
The application fee  is $725.
 
If interested, come see me and pick up your Citizenship application rough draft and instructions packet.
As of 09/22/2021, the processing time for an N-400 is 15 to 19 months long!
To check the current processing time go to: https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/
 
To see the Ukiah Unified School District's 2021 - 2022 School Calendar (pdf format), visit
 
 
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For those of you who are citizens!
If you are not yet registered to vote you can do so online at:
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Fire Season Information

 
California's 2nd Congressional Representative, Jared Huffman's office published its: "Wildfire Resource Guide"
To read that guide (pdf format) go to:
 
Here is the link to A Disaster Readiness Guide from Listos in English (pdf format):
 
Aqui es El Guía de Preparación para Desastres (pdf format)
 
The link to Listos California
 
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