For Immediate Release:  Mar 28, 2011
2011, 03, 28

Hofstra Law Students to Assist With Naturalization Process at AILA Citizenship Day

Hofstra Law Students to Assist With Naturalization Process at AILA Citizenship Day

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Kristen McMahon
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Hofstra Law
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E-mail: Kristen.D.McMahon@hofstra.edu

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Hofstra Law students will volunteer to help eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens at the annual American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Long Island Citizenship Day on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Hofstra Law School, Room 308.

Throughout the day, immigrants living on Long Island will receive assistance filling out forms and completing the naturalization process. The event is free and open to the public.

“Hofstra Law School recognizes the great contributions immigrants make to Long Island, our community and, above all, our nation,” said Lauris Wren, associate clinical professor and attorney-in-charge of the Asylum Clinic. “We are honored to now give back to them by helping them to realize their dreams of becoming American citizens.”

In conjunction with AILA’s New York chapter, several Hofstra Law student organizations are co-sponsoring the event.

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The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located 40 minutes from New York City in suburban Long Island. Hofstra Law is home to nearly 850 students, an alumni base of more than 10,600 members and a distinguished faculty of more than 50 professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field. The law school is part of Hofstra University and is fully accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

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