Showing posts tagged with: "New Citizen"

Registering New Citizens on Day One . December 8, 2011

The picture above was taken on 08/31/11 following a naturalization ceremony at Boston’s TD Garden. See more pictures from the event.In October, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) revised its guidelines on voter registration at naturalization ceremonies. Now, for the first time ever, USCIS has committed to providing new citizens... read more

A Cause for Celebration: Voter Registration! . September 1, 2011

Yesterday Nonprofit VOTE joined MIRA and MassVOTE in registering over 1,000 new American citizens to vote following a naturalization ceremony in Boston. This effort kicked off our annual celebration of voter registration, which we traditionally highlight in September. We choose to focus on voter registration in September because many states have voter... read more

Michigan Registers New Citizens . May 18, 2011

On May 11 in Dearborn, Michigan, the U.S. welcomed a new cohort of citizens into the American family. Representatives from the Secretary of State’s office staffed an on-site voter registration table, allowing newly naturalized citizens to register following the ceremony. Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said “I encourage [Michigan’s... read more