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Citizenship Day

We're Helping Aspiring Americans Reach Financial Inclusion

National Council of La Raza | Posted 09.22.2016 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The snowballing expenses are virtually impossible for low-income legal permanent residents and families who may have multiple members applying to afford.

Modern Day Settlement Houses Strengthening Communities Across the Country

National Council of La Raza | Posted 09.18.2016 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

TODEC's Youth Leadership Team is spreading out across the community knocking on doors to encourage eligible permanent residents to become citizens and urging citizens to register to vote.

Redefining Citizenship

Steven Choi | Posted 09.16.2016 | New York
Steven Choi

What can our nation do to welcome and encourage this "active citizenship" that has enriched the lives of so many Americans?

Overcoming Barriers to Citizenship

National Council of La Raza | Posted 09.15.2016 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The clear upside of naturalization makes it all the more puzzling why eligible immigrants are not taking this step and are instead renewing their green cards.

Citizenship Day

Aaron Strumwasser | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Aaron Strumwasser

It was I who was ashamed, because when the day began I knew so little about the process of becoming a citizen, and I knew so little about the motivations of the people who were applying for it.

Happy Citizenship Day! Are You 'American' Enough To Pass The Test?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

This post was originally published earlier this year. It is being republished Wednesday so you can test your knowledge on U.S. Citizenship Day. Sur...

223 Years On (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Abelson

Today is Constitution Day, aka Citizenship Day. A day to reflect on our extraordinary form of government, and reconnect with what it means to be an active citizen, and why it matters.

A Call to Citizenship

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

If the health care debate has been a test of American citizenship, then we have failed that test. But there are still some citizens who want to be part of new and vibrant solutions to our nation's problems.