A person may become a U.S. citizen (1) by birth or (2) through naturalization.
Last updated on March 14, 2012 by National Partnership for New Americans
NPNA submitted recommendations to the White House Task Force on New Americans that highlight promising practices, examples of effective local programs, and represent the needs of our immigrant and refugee communities.
On April 14, 2015, the White House Task Force on Immigration released its recommendations to the President, incorporating much of NPNA's input! Click here to read more about this victory for immigrant integration!
NPNA has deep reach into diverse immigrant communities in eleven states across the country. Check out our interactive map to see where Partners are located and what they’re working on.
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Roxana Kopetman, Free events in L.A., O.C. promise help on Obama's immigration plan, Orange County Register, December 11, 2014
Kate Linthicum, Immigrants Get Advice on Eligibility for Delayed-Deportation Programs, Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2014
Julia Preston, Undocumented Immigrants Line Up For Door Opened by Obama, New York Times, December 14, 2014
Thousands Attend Immigration Forum on Obama's Reform Plan, CBS Los Angeles, December 14, 2014
Indocumentados asisten a jornada sobre alivio migratorio en EU, La Cronica, December 14, 2014
Isaias Alvarado, Realizan foro migratorio en Los Ángeles, La Opinion, December 14, 2014
Undocumented Immigrants to Receive Consulting Services, China News, December 14, 2014
Preguntas y respuestas sobre acción ejecutiva, Univision, December 14, 2014
Roxana Kopetman, Forum aims to provide answers, offers details on new immigration regulations, Orange County Register, December 14, 2014
Tanvi Misra, In Europe and America, Segregation Continues, The Atlantic CITYLAB, September 22, 2014
Michael Howard Saul, Push for Immigrants to Become Citizens, Wall St. Journal, September 17, 2014
Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti, New York City Mayor de Blasio and Citi Launch Cities for Citizenship, MarketWatch, September 17, 2014
Jennifer G. Hickey, Big-city Mayors, Seeing Gain, Push Citizenship for Immigrants, Newsmax, September 17, 2014
John Byrne, Chicago part of U.S. citizenship push for legal immigrants, Chicago Tribune, September 17, 2014
Cities push for citizenship, confirmation hearing for new ICE chief, immigration and tight Senate races, 89.3 KPCC, September 17, 2014
Jamie Reyes, Ciudades invierten para que más inmigrantes se hagan ciudadanos, Vivelo Hoy, September 17, 2014
Cristian DeMarco, Ayuda para la ciudadanía en Nueva York, Telemundo, September 17, 2014
Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti, New York City Mayor de Blasio and Citi Launch Cities for Citizenship, Park Forest ENews, September 17, 2014
Ivan Pereira, De Blasio, Chicago, L.A. mayors form initiative to help immigrants, AM New York, September 17, 2014
Michael Oleaga, Citizenship and Immigration Services to Naturalize Over 27,000 New Citizens, Latin Post, September 17, 2014