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he last day of for the 2020 - 2021 school year was
June 3, 2021
Have a great Summer!
We'll see you on August 23, 2021
 
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The first citizenship (in person) class session will start August 23, 2021 at 6:30pm
at Ukiah Adult School's Room 1.
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The application processing fee is $725.
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- 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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In Person Citizenship class sessions have been cancelled. However....
They'll be back with the first class session starting August 23, 2021!
=*= Have you had a green card for five years?
Do you speak, read and write in English?
No problems with the law?
You qualify to apply to become a US Citizen.
 
=*= Have you had a green card for three years, been married to a US citizen for those three years, lived with that US citizen for those same three years?
Do you speak, read and write in English?
No Problems with the law?
You qualify to apply to become a US Citizen.
 
=*= Have you had a green card for at least 20 years and you are
at least 50 years old*?
No problems with the law?
You qualify to apply to become a US Citizen.
 
=*= Have you had a green card for at least 15 years and you are
at least 55 years old*?
No Problems with the law?
You qualify to apply to become a US Citizen.
 
=*= Have you had a green card for at least 20 years and are
at least 65 years old*?
No problem with the law?
You qualify to apply to become a US Citizen.
(*The interview / test can be in your native language if you want)
Other options are possible such as military personnel, etc....
 
 If you need assistance during the summer, please schedule an appointment with me by either e-mailing me or calling the office (707) 463-5217.
I will not be available the second and third week of June.
 
  Please, bring your Green Card and your facial covering.
I will give you a rough draft application packet and instructions
(available in Spanish too!)
 
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      Ukiah Adult School offers fee FREE Citizenship class sessions on Monday evenings.
(Cancelled until August 23, 2021 when classes will resume! (see poster class session schedule or scroll down))
 
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.)
  
 
**** For all applicants who submit their Citizenship Application (USCIS Form N-400) on or after December 1, 2020.
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

As of 04/01/2020, per USCIS San Francisco:

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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Citizenship Class Schedule for the 2020 -2021 School has been put on hold due to the pandemic.

However here is the 2021 -2022 Citizenship Class (in person)

session schedule

Fall 2021

- Session 1: August 23 to September 27

(No class September 6, it's Labor Day)

- Session 2: October 4 to November 1

- Session 3: November 7 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 scheduled October 2, 2020 application processing increase is on hold until further notice due to an injunction.
The application fee  is $725.
 
If interested, come see me and pick up your Citizenship application rough draft and instructions packet.
As of 05/13/2021, the processing time for an N-400 is 16.5 to 17 months long!
To check the current processing time go to: https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/
 
To see Ukiah Unified School District's 2020 - 2021 School Calendar (pdf format), visit:
 
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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