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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Congressman Green to Host 12th Annual Citizenship Workshop

June 12, 2006
Press Release

HOUSTONTX -- On Saturday, June 17, Congressman Gene Green (D-Houston) will host a citizenship workshop. This is a one-stop application processing opportunity for legal residents interested in obtaining their U.S. citizenship.  The process consists of completing Form N400, taking photographs, and purchasing money orders for the application fee.


The workshop will be held at Houston Community College-Northeast Campus at Northline Mall, Crosstimbers & I-45 North beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Press availability will be at 11:30 a.m. followed by a walk-through of the applications process.


 Congressman Gene Green will be joined by members of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), J.P. Morgan Chase, NALEO, LULAC, and the U.S. Postal Service to offer this worthwhile opportunity for our community.


Eligibility for Legal Residents: 

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Be a legal resident for no less then 5 years
  • If you are married to a U.S. citizen, you must be a resident for no less then 3 years


Document and Information an Applicant Needs:

  • Legal resident card
  • Dates of entry and exit of the U.S. and the date of when residency was established
  • Information on your residency and employment for last 5 years
  • Total cost of application fees $400.00 (Bring cash to facilitate process) 

Assisting people in becoming citizens of the United States has been one of the most rewarding experiences Ive had since becoming a Member of Congress, said Congressman Green.  Part of the American Dream is becoming a U.S. citizen.  I can say that we have done this event for 12 years and each year we have been able to make a difference.  We not only provide a service, but more importantly, we increase community awareness about the importance of U.S. citizenship.


WHAT:           Congressman Gene Green to host citizenship application workshop


WHEN:           Saturday, June 17

    8:00  a.m..


WHERE:          HCC-Northeast Campus at Northline Mall

                        Crosstimbers & I-45 North

For more information, please call 713-756-9429