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Webinar Series: October 2010

This is the first webinar of our monthly series designed to provide up-to-date information on various vital immigration law topics to practitioners and community advocates.

Becoming a United States citizen is a privilege that comes with many rights, such as traveling freely and having more job opportunities, and responsibilities, such as voting. Watch a recording of a webinar focused on the foundations of United States citizenship.

Webinar topics:

  • Information about the naturalization process (the process of becoming a U.S. citizen)
  • Discussion of eligibility requirements
  • Information and resources about citizenship, including potential bars to citizenship, application forms and fees, and citizenship test information
  • Information about fee waivers

Webinar Presenters


  • Midori Hills, Esq.
    Staff Attorney, York College Immigration Center
  • Luz Medrano, Esq.
    Staff Attorney, Hostos College Immigration Center


  • Patricia Wonder, Esq.
    Instructor, CUNY School of Professional Studies

Anyone interested in assisting individuals with applying for citizenship as well as individuals applying for citizenship will benefit from the knowledge obtained from the webinar.