Congressman Ryan Announces U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Grant

Sep 28, 2012 Issues: Helping Working Families

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Contact: Ryan Press Office
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Congressman Ryan Announces U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Grant

(Washington, D.C.) Congressman Tim Ryan today is announcing a federal grant of $160,000 for the International Institute of Akron, Inc. The grant will assist them in building community support for lawful permanent residents in the naturalization process.

This grant money will help lawful permanent residents become citizens of the United States,”said Congressman Ryan. “This will ensure that they receive needed services to find opportunities for education, social services and employment.”

Grant recipients in 21 states and the District of Columbia will serve over 10,000 individuals from countries around the world. The International Institute of Akron will join other institutions around the country to expand the range of citizenship preparation services available to permanent residents, help the immigrants become citizens of the United States, and foster their integration into American society.