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SVCC to Host One-Day Citizenship Clinic on Dec. 5

December 2009
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For anyone interested in applying for United States citizenship, Sauk Valley Community College will host a one-day Citizenship Clinic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 5, in Room 1F2 at Sauk. There is no charge to attend.

Accredited representatives from The Immigration Project in Bloomington will consult one-to-one with those interested in applying for citizenship. Consultations are by appointment only, No walk-ins will be accepted.

To schedule an appointment, call 309-829-8703, ext. 104, or e-mail:

The clinic is sponsored by SVCC, the YWCA of the Sauk Valley, and the Sauk Valley Trabajando Juntos Committee. Funding comes from the New Americans Initiative, a non-profit partnership between the State of Illinois and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

According to the website, the Immigration Project is the only BIA-accredited non-profit provider of immigration legal services located south of I-80 in Illinois. Presently, the Immigration Project provides information, counseling, and referral; immigration application support; assistance for immigrant crime victims; and New Americans Citizenship Initiative.

For more information on this Citizenship Clinic, call Ana Salgado, coordinator of Sauk’s Cross-Cultural Program, at 815/288-5511, ext 432, or e-mail: