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Posted on: January 6, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Citizenship Preparation in Spanish and English at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library

Come learn about the eligibility requirements for applying for citizenship and benefits new citizens will qualify for. Information about the fee waiver for the new revised N-400 applications will be explained along with discussions on the myths regarding the citizenship process. Attendees will also learn how to apply to become new citizens.

Alejandro Barajas from Loyola Marymount Immigrant Justice Clinic will be present the program in Spanish and English on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Please contact the LAMP office at 626-307-1251 or for any questions.

The mission of the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is to meet the cultural, educational, and informational needs of the residents of the City of Monterey Park by providing free and open access to its resources and services. The LAMP Program is primarily a volunteer based adult literacy program, serving adults and families who struggle with English proficiency and basic language skills through classes of various levels, individualized tutoring, as well as citizenship preparation classes. To date, the LAMP Program has helped over 1,500 adults to become U.S. citizens and close to 8,000 children and adults become better English speakers, readers and writers.

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are Mondays & Tuesdays 12-9 p.m.; Wednesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.–1 p.m.; Sundays 1-5 p.m. For more City of Monterey Park news and information visit the city website at

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Joyce Chan, Literacy Administrator

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