Cicero Citizenship Programs Helps 270 Immigrants Become Citizens

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The Town of Cicero Director of Citizenship Arcadio Delgado introduced some of the more than 270 immigrants who became citizens of the United States this year as a result of the Citizenship Committee’s work, guidance and education programs during the regular meeting of the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees on Tuesday June 12, 2018. President Larry Dominick has always supported Cicero’s immigrant community and valued the many contributions they have brought to the Town of Cicero. “Immigrants have built this great nation and this great town since the beginning, and we have the responsibility to help them become part of mainstream America so they can have a voice in their government,” President Dominick said. “I am proud of the work that members of the Cicero Citizenship Committee provides to help immigrants complete this process and become American citizens.” The program not only helps residents become US citizens, but also assist them in renewing their residential status with the goal of becoming of US citizens in the future. The Cicero Citizenship Program is at no cost for Cicero residents, other than fees paid directly to the Federal Government, US Department of Homeland Security. The program includes filing process, citizenship classes, and pre-testing of US citizenship candidates. For more information, please contact Arcadio Delgado, Citizenship Program Director at (708) 656-3600, ext. 545.

Photo Caption: About two dozen immigrants who were sworn in as citizens this year returned to Cicero Town Hall Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to thank officials of the Town of Cicero for providing the guidance and education to help become U.S. citizens. Photo courtesy of the Town of Cicero and Gerardo Lopez.

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