Events

December 2017

  • Dec 6th 3:30pm–6:00pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop – Alum Rock Library

    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.

    Monthly workshop sponsored by IRC (International Rescue Committee. Register On-line: or call (408) 658-9206 and email contact to Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org. Interpretation available in other languages on request in registration.

    <strong >Alum Rock Library</strong >
    3090 Alum Rock Ave.
    San Jose, CA 95127

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  • Dec 7th 6:30pm–8:30pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop - Mitchell Park Library

    Are you ready to become an American Citizen? Have questions or want to learn more about the process of applying for citizenship? Please join us promptly at 6:30PM for a presentation, then time for scheduling free follow-up consolations with an attorney or DOJ-accredited representative.

    These FREE Workshops are sponsored by Catholic Charities. They will be conducted in English (and/or Spanish if all participants are Spanish speakers, but please bring an interpreter if possible). FREE citizenship application fee waiver assessment will also be provided. Referral to a citizenship consultation with an Immigration Attorney or DOJ Accredited Representative. Please bring your Green Card!

    To register, send us an email at ccimmigration@catholiccharitiesscc.org; call (408) 325-5218. If specifically requested, service can be arranged in Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Hindi, Punjabi, or Romanian.

    Mitchell Park Library, Midtown Room
    3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

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  • Dec 9th 12:30pm–2:00pm

    Public Safety Town Hall

    Meet your emergency responders. Get the latest holiday safety and crime prevention tips. Learn how to respond and get information in an emergency. Hosted by San Jose City Councilmembers Johnny Khamis and Don Rocha in partnership with the San Jose Police Dept and the Office of Emergency Management.
    RSVP or for more informatio: Andrea Hyde 408-535-4875 or Jose Salcido 408-535-4979.

    Camden Community Center
    3369 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124


  • Dec 13th 1:00pm–5:00pm

    Free Citizenship workshop | Taller gratuito de cuidadanía

    We are encouraging those who are eligible to apply for citizenship and voting in the next election, to do so before the end of this year!

    Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN)
    1
    415 Koll Cir, Suite 108, San Jose, California 95112

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  • Dec 13th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    ​2nd Wednesday - ​Monthly Virtual Lawyers in the 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. Space is limited – make your appointment soon: sign up at www.probonoproject.org/virtual-clinics or call the Library Reference desk: 408.262.1171 ext.3616

    Milpitas Library
    160 N. Main Street
    Milpitas,CA,95035


  • Dec 13th 6:00pm–8:00pm

    The presentation will be followed by a legal clinic afterwards.

    Presentation will be in English, with Vietnamese translation. we are partner up with PARS Equality for the month of December. Refreshment will be provided. Registration.

    VIVO Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation
    2264 Quimby Rd, San Jose, California 95122

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  • Dec 16th 11:30am–2:30pm

    Sponsored by American Muslim Voice Foundation, the City of Palo Alto’s “Know Your Neighbor” grant and more.. Host: Samina Sundas, Enjoy a Complimentary Gourmet Pakistani Lunch, Desserts from around the world, Mehndi, (Henna) Bangles for girls, Dress up in Ethnic clothes & take photos Register

    First United Methodist Church
    25 Hamilton Ave Pane
    Palo Alto, CA 94301

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  • Dec 18th 5:00pm–7:30pm

    Free Citizenship Workshop – Santa Clara City Library

    At this workshop, you will receive information on U.S. citizenship eligibility requirements and exemptions, get help to complete your naturalization application (N-400) and Fee Waiver or Reduced Fee request forms (if applicable). Your case will be reviewed by a Department of Justice accredited legal representative who can provide you trusted guidance and advice throughout the entire naturalization process. All services are free!

    Sponsored by IRC (International Rescue Committee) Registration Required:Register on-line or call (408) 658-9206 and email contact to Kayla.Ladd@Rescue.org., Interpretation available in other languages on request in registration.

    <strong >Santa Clara City Library</strong >
    2635 Homestead Rd
    Santa Clara, CA 95051.

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  • Dec 19th 1:00pm–5:00pm

    MLK Library Immigration Legal Clinic - SIREN

    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:
    * Green card renewal * Family Petitions * U visa eligibility

    MLK Library (map)
    150 E San Fernando St, San Jose, CA 95112

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  • Dec 21st 9:30am

    ​3rd Thursday Monthly Legal Aid Debtors’ Rights Clinic - Workforce Inst

    Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Free Debtor’s Rights clinics (in conjunction with SparkPoint San José and the Workforce Institute) every Third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy RSVP Required: Please call 408-918-5100 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation. Parking Permits Available

    San José City College
    Technology Center, Room: T123
    600 S. Bascom Avenue
    San José, CA 95128

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  • Dec 21st 1:00pm

    ​3rd Thursday Monthly Legal Aid Debtors’ Rights Clinic - Workforce Inst

    Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Free Debtor’s Rights clinics (in conjunction with SparkPoint San José and the Workforce Institute) every Third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy RSVP Required: Please call 408-918-5100 to RSVP so we can provide appropriate staffing and translation. Parking Permits Available

    San José City College
    Technology Center, Room: T123
    600 S. Bascom Avenue
    San José, CA 95128

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