Reducing Barriers to Citizenship
- Hosted by Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)
- During this conversation, attorney Jessica Chicco will discuss the ins and outs of applying for citizenship. She will present the many obstacles permanent residents face when seeking to become citizens – from high fees to the English and civics tests – and how MIRA’s citizenship program can help.We will also hear from Yuris Diaz Mello, a former MIRA client. Yuris, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, will share the story of her own path to US citizenship and why attaining citizenship has been so meaningful to her and her family.