Understanding The Process Of U.S. Citizenship & How To Apply

To apply for naturalization, you will need to file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. Below you will find a general description of the application process.

Before you apply, be sure that you meet all eligibility requirements. Check if you qualify for any exceptions and accommodations. You can use the naturalization eligibility worksheet (PDF, 301 KB) and document checklist (PDF, 178 KB) to help you prepare.


How Will Trump's Immigration Policies Affect Turkish Communities?

How Will Trump’s Immigration Policies Affect Turkish Communities?

After what seemed like a long election process, the American people selected Republican nominee Donald Trump as their new president. Many people are curious about what comes next under President Trump, who made harsh statements about refugees and Muslims during the campaign. Trump promised to build a wall along the Mexican border and said he will send undocumented immigrants back to their home countries.

Immigrants and refugee families living in the U.S. are now waiting to see what Trump will do.


KINGDOM DAY PARADE, "Now More Than Ever, We All Must Work Together"

32nd Annual Kingdom Day Parade ,”Now More Than Ever, We All Must Work Together”

On January 16, 2017, Los Angeles commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with its signature Kingdom Day Parade in South Los Angeles.

This year’s parade will once again shine light on the life and legacy of love exemplified by the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As echoed by the President and CEO Of the Parade, Dr. Adrian Dove, “ it is the only parade dedicated to love and one that uses love as a weapon to fight inequality”

Kingdom Day Parade


Meryl Streep Gives Voice To Immigrants! Takes Aim At President-elect, Donald Trump At Golden Globes

Known for her repertoire of great films and awards, Meryl Streep this evening took home another award alongside her honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, IMMIGRANT ADVOCATE and the importance of a free press! In case you missed it, here is her message to President-elect Donald Trump and the powers that be:

“Please sit down. Thank you. I love you all. You’ll have to forgive me. I’ve lost my voice in screaming and lamentation this weekend. And I have lost my mind sometime earlier this year, so I have to read.


People of Color and the Poor Will be Hardest Hit by ACA Repeal

President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to repeal and replace Obamacare is bad news for millions of Americans, but the poor and people of color are going to be hit hardest, say health care advocates.

“The winners and losers from repealing Obamacare will depend crucially on the details of whatever replacement plan materializes,” said Larry Levitt, senior vice president for special initiatives at the Kaiser Family Foundation during a webinar Dec. 19. “ Based on what those replacement plans look like so far, it seems that the poor and people with pre-existing medical conditions could end up worse off.”


Producer & Actress Sabrina Percario's film, JULIA says, "Follow your dreams!"

Producer & Actress Sabrina Percario’s film, JULIA says, “Follow your dreams!”

Brazilian born actress and producer Sabrina Percario like most immigrants came to the United States with big dreams. She certainly has made great strides realizing her dreams, earning numerous accolades the likes of which define success in Hollywood including an award for Best Leading Actress at UIFF (United International Film Festival), Jury Mention at LAIFFA (L.A Independent Film Festival Awards) and Best Drama Short Film at the Sao Paulo Times Film Festival for her short film “Julia,” which happens to be about realizing one’s own dreams!


Path to America Being Great Again Runs Through China

Path to America Being Great Again Runs Through China

Now that Donald Trump has won the U.S. election to become the 45th president, everybody is offering his/her idea of how Trump will make good on his promise to make America great again. He does have the opportunity to make policies free from the burdens of the past.During his rough and tumble campaign, he expressed some ideas worth noting. He seemed weary of having the U.S. carry the sole burden of basing troops around the world, and he said more than once that he wanted to find ways to get along with other nations.


How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolutions, apparently the odds are not in your favor of achieving it. Reports indicate that upwards 25 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions will already have failed at keeping them a mere seven days into January. Those who do manage to outlast the week and stick it out the entire year is a dismal 8 percent. However, add money to the mix—in terms of folks getting paid for getting healthy—and the statistical result would undoubtedly be quite different, to positive effect.