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IMLS announces new immigration webinar for public libraries

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Next week, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will host a free webinar for public librarians on the topic of immigration and U.S. citizenship. Join in to learn more about what resources are available to assist libraries that provide immigrant and adult education services. The webinar will provide an overview of ... Read More »

Free webinar: Expanding immigrant access through libraries

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Library services to immigrants are extensive and include world language collections, multicultural programming, ESL, citizenship, computer classes, and information brokering. Learn how your library can better support immigrants in “We Belong Here: Expanding Immigrant Access to Government and Community,” a free webinar hosted by e-government service Lib2gov from the American Library Association’s Washington Office and University of Maryland’s iPAC. This ... Read More »

IMLS, USCIS to Make Announcement at ALA Conference

Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and Alejandro Mayorkas, director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), will open the Washington Office Update with a new announcement Saturday, June 29, at 8:30 a.m. as part of the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. Susan Crawford, former Special Assistant to President Obama for Science, Technology, ... Read More »

Supporting Immigrants, One Oath at a Time

Today, I had the opportunity to witness library immigration services in action. To celebrate National Library Week, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) hosted a special naturalization ceremony for 25 U.S. citizen candidates at the Library of Congress in the nation’s capital. The event recognized the many ways that libraries help immigrants and link people to government services. Additionally, ... Read More »