July 2017

  • Jul 5th 3:30pm–6:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Alum Rock Branch Library

    International Rescue Committee offering free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – Categories 1 & 2 Only Registration Required: Call (408) 277-0255, Or Email Sanjoseimmigration@Rescue.Org,

    Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi

    Dr. Roberto Cruz – Alum Rock Library
    3090 Alum Rock Ave
    San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Jul 6th 6:30pm–6:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Palo Alto

    Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400); Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912 & Form I-942) – All Categories; Free USCIS representation and legal review by a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative. Languages Available: English, Spanish, Hindi.
    Registration Required: Call (408) 277-0255, or email, or visit

    Mitchell Park Library
    3700 Middlefield Rd
    San Jose, CA 94303

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  • Jul 11th 10:30am–12:00pm


    USCIS presentation for legal permanent residents and interested naturalization applicants. Topics covered at this FREE session will include:
    - The naturalization process
    - The naturalization test
    - Rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship

    Location:Central Park Library
    2635 Homestead Road
    Santa Clara, California 95051

    If you have any questions, please visit the Reference Desk or call (408) 615-2900.

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  • Jul 12th 1:00pm–5:00pm

    DACA Workshop - SIREN

    Application Assistance for renewal or review of forms already filled in. Service fee may be waived based on low income. Bring 2016 Tax Returns. Call 408-453-3013 for more information or e-mail

    SIREN’s Offices
    1415 Koll Circle, Suite 108
    San Jose, CA

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  • Jul 12th 4:00pm–8:00pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Gilroy Library

    International Rescue Committee free workshop offering: Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – All Categories, Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942), Pro-Bono Legal Consultations. Languages Available: English, Spanish, If Requested In Advance, Service May Be Made Available In Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Dari, Farsi Or Arabic. Registration Required: Call (408) 277-0255 Or Https://Citizenshipgilroy.Eventbrite.Com

    Gilroy Library
    350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

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  • Jul 12th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    Virtual Lawyers in the Library at Milpitas Library

    As part of the Pro Bono Project, we will be hosting a Virtual Legal Advice Clinic offering free legal advice on a variety of subjects including immigration, civil law, divorce, child custody, consumer law, elder issues and small claims court. We will use video and internet technology to connect participants for a free 20-minute legal consultation with an attorney. The service is offered on the second Wednesday of each month.

    Milpitas Library
    160 N. Main Stree

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  • Jul 13th 5:30pm–8:00pm

    Please join SIREN for a free screening of Halmoni, a short documentary. Join us for a reception out in the courtyard from 5:30 – 6:30pm
    Film screening will start at 6:30pm with a brief discussion to follow. <a href=”” target=”_blank”> About Halmoni</a>

    Trianon Theatre
    72 North Fifth Street
    San Jose, California 95112

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  • Jul 17th 5:00pm–7:30pm

    IRC Citizenship Clinic - Santa Clara City Library

    Free Citizenship Application Assistance (Form N-400), Fee Waiver Assistance (Form I-912) – All Categories, Reduced Fee Request Assistance (Form I-942), Pro-Bono Legal Consultations Languages Available: English, If requested in advance, service may be made available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Dari, or Farsi

    Registration Required: Call (408) 658-9206 or Register Online

    Hosted by International Rescue Committee – for more information, contact Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.Org or Call 408-658-9206.

    Santa Clara City Library
    2635 Homestead Rd
    Santa Clara, CA 95051

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  • Jul 21st 2:00pm–5:00pm


    If you have DACA and your work permit will expire in 5 months you should attend this free renewal workshop to discuss Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). We will assist you with your application for renewal. We will also discuss the possible impact of the presidential election on DACA. Please bring:  Two (2) passport photos  Copy of your earlier DACA application  Check payable to the “US Department of Homeland Security” in the amount of $495.00  Copy of your DACA work permit (front and back)
    Presented by Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County in collaboration with FIRST 5 Family Resource Centers
    If you have any questions, please contact Saul Gonzalez at: (408) 500-2778

    Seven Trees Community Center Library
    3590 Cas Dr.
    San Jose, CA 95111

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  • Jul 23rd 1:30pm–3:30pm

    In the wake of recent hate crimes against the Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh communities, we’ve witnessed an increase in ignorance and stereotypes that have lead to violent attacks and dangerous misrepresentations that cause great harm to minority communities. Join the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council (SiVIC) and the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) for a diverse interfaith panel discussion to address the important issues that are currently facing minority religious communities in the U.S. Come learn more on how you can help counter stereotypes, xenophobia, and hate crimes.

    Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar (BayVP)
    25 Corning Ave
    Milpitas, CA 95035

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  • Jul 25th 1:00pm–5:00pm

    SIREN Immigration Legal Clinic - Edenvale Library

    SIREN will have Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) certified representatives to give free legal consultations to people with immigration issues/concerns. The focus for this year will be on applying for citizenship, checking for eligibility and if ready assistance in completing the citizenship application.

    However, we can also assist in determining eligibility and assistance in submitting:
    1. Renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
    2. Green card renewal
    3. Family Petitions
    4. U visa eligibility

    Edenvale Library
    101 Branham Lane
    San Jose, CA

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