Immigration & Citizenship
The JFS Immigration And Citizenship Program provides low-cost assistance for each step of the way
The JFS Immigration and Citizenship Program is accredited by the US Department of Justice. Our experienced and culturally diverse staff provide low-cost assistance with:
- Green card applications
- Work authorizations
- Family visa petitions
- Consular processing
- Citizenship applications
Free classes are offered to prepare permanent residents for the US citizenship exam. Students can study English and civics with certified ESL instructors.
We also provide advocacy for complex cases and representation at naturalization interviews. Se habla español.
The JFS Immigration Program is officially accredited by the US Department of Justice, enabling JFS to provide legal assistance and representation with various immigration applications. JFS assists clients in filling out USCIS forms including family visa petitions, fiancé visas, initial green cards, green card renewal, employment authorization, removal of conditional residence, citizenship, fee waivers, and travel documents, and also provides assistance with the National Visa Center, consular processing, and more.
Citizenship & Naturalization Services
The JFS Citizenship Program, grant-funded by USCIS, prepares lawful permanent residents for the US naturalization test. Clients can receive assistance and representation in filling out N-400 Application for Citizenship forms, USCIS fee waivers, and medical waivers. JFS case managers follow up with clients for biometrics appointments, interviews, re-interviews, requests for evidence, processing delays, and other issues.
JFS, in partnership with the New Jersey Office for Refugees, provides social services for refugees and asylees. We help new Americans adjust to life in the United States and become self-sufficient. Refugees and asylees can receive free career counseling including assistance with writing resumes and cover letters, searching for jobs, filling out job applications, and more.
Jewish Family Services & You
“I feel so happy, yet it feels so surreal! I am breathing much easier for sure. Thanks again – your support meant everything!”
– Dina J, JFS immigration client upon passing her US naturalization test
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