- Promising Practices
Immigrant integration takes place in communities all over the country in a variety of ways.
- Holiday Celebrations
- Immigrant Integration Programs in the Our Network
Citizenship-related Integration Resources
- Putting Out the Welcome Mat: The Power of Citizenship to Connect Receiving and Newcomer Communities
Whether through citizenship mentoring programs, citizenship ceremonies, or positive communications, there are many ways in which refugees and the receiving community can be encouraged to come together to support our nation’s newest members.
CLINIC’s text4refugees project is an innovative effort to reach more refugees and asylees in a unique way – through their cell phones. Research shows that even newly arrived refugees have cell phones and communicate in high numbers via text message.
Citizenship Navigator Program
CLINIC’s new Citizenship Navigatorprogram, funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, offers ORR grantees, including refugee resettlement offices and refugee mutual assistance associations, support and encouragement to achieve two important goals:
- To increase the number of refugees applying for naturalization;
- To increase the number of refugee resettlement organizations authorized to provide naturalization assistance to their clients
Citizenship Test Preparation Programs
Citizenship test preparation classes are the perfect complement to legal services in helping immigrants become United States citizens.
- Citizenship for Elders
is a unique handbook for teachers and administrators on creating and managing a citizenship program for the older learner.
- Citizenship Toolkit
This toolkit contains a variety of resources collected and produced through CLINIC’s citizenship projects.
- Translations of Citizenship Test Questions
Translations of the U.S. History/Government Test Questions
- Model Programs
- Intercambio: Uniting Communities
Intercambio’s mission is to make the ethnically diverse communities in Boulder County more safe, friendly and economically prosperous through their broad-ranging immigrant integration program.
Language Access: Effectively Serving Limited- and Non-English Speakers
- Language Access
Effectively Serving Limited- and Non-English Speakers This is part 1 of a 3-part series on language access.
The Mechanics of English Language Learning
This is part 2 of a 3-part series on language access.
- ESL Programs
Attaining English language skills is a vital step in the progress of immigrants’ integration efforts.
- How to Establish and Develop a Successful ESL Program
This Webinar will provide a foundation for interested organizations to plan and implement a language learning program.
- Creating a Workplace ELL Program
Low English language proficiency impacts employee productivity, safety, and retention.
- Training Teachers
Tricks, Tools and Strategies for Volunteer-based Language Learning
Tax Assistance Programs
- Tax Preparation Assistance
Employed immigrants are required to file taxes, regardless of status or documents used to acquire employment.
- How to Offer Tax Preparation Assistance Services at your Agency
Good moral character is a requirement for naturalization applicants.