Leggett Joins Nonprofit Partners to Announce Citizenship Initiative
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will be on hand at Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring to help launch a Citizenship Initiative to promote and help eligible residents in the County to become U.S. Citizens.
The County has joined Cities for Citizenship and the “Naturalize Now! Summer Citizenship Campaign,” a coordinated naturalization event and communications outreach effort to encourage 1,000,000 eligible community members to naturalize this year. Cities for Citizenships is a national initiative aimed at increasing citizenship among eligible U.S. permanent residents and encouraging cities across the country to invest in citizenship programs.
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Media contact: Lorna Virgili, 240-777-6507
Montgomery County PIO
Thousands of County residents are eligible to become U.S. citizens, but the required testing and application fees can be overwhelming. Now there’s a new init…