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Nassau Bar Association Invites US Citizenship Applicants at Free "Citizenship Interview Demonstration" October 25

Receive free assistance through the Nassau County Bar Association’s seminar, “US Citizenship Interview Demonstration,” on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

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This free seminar is another effort of NCBA’s BOLD (Bridge Over Language Divides) Program.

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Mineola, NY - October 7, 2016 - Immigrants who are getting ready to take the final steps to become American citizens can receive some free assistance through the Nassau County Bar Association’s seminar, “US Citizenship Interview Demonstration,” on Tuesday, October 25,  20166 - 7:30 p.m.  at NCBA’s headquarters, 15th Street on the corner of West Street, Mineola.

An immigration officer from the Long Island Office of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services will discuss the naturalization process and demonstrate the questions that may be asked during the required US Citizenship interview and exam.  Attorneys from the NCBA Immigration Law Committee will provide free consultations about specific issues and answer questions. Free USCIS study materials will be provided. 

This free seminar is another effort of NCBA’s BOLD (Bridge Over Language Divides) Program. Attorneys fluent in foreign languages volunteer to interpret complex legal issues for those where English is not the primary language spoken. In addition, NCBA’s Lawyer Referral Service (516-747-4832) can refer callers to  attorneys who are fluent in many foreign languages, including Spanish, Haitian Creole, Korean, Italian and Farsi. 

Seating for “Free US Citizenship Interview Demonstration” is limited, and reservations are required. Those interested in attending are asked to call NCBA at 516-747-4070 to guarantee a seat at the program. For more information call 516-747-4070.

About the Nassau County Bar Association
Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association is the leader in providing legal information and community service on Long Island. NCBA consists of private and public attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students who demonstrate their commitment to the community by offering a variety of services for the public, including lawyer referral services, mortgage foreclosure, Sandy recovery and senior citizen legal clinics; judicial screening and public education programs.  The We Care Fund, part of the Nassau Bar Foundation, NCBA’s charitable arm, assists children, the elderly and others in need, through countless projects and donations.  For more information, call (516) 747-4070 (language translation available), email, or visit