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IMLS Webinar: Adult Immigrant Learners

08/11/2015
2:00 PMto3:00 PM

 

USCIS and IMLS Host Webinar for Public Libraries on August 11

Webinar will Address Issue of Adult Immigrant Learners

Washington, DC—Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present the next webinar in their series for public librarians, discussing immigration and U.S. citizenship topics. The webinar, Bridges to Citizenship: Connecting Classrooms and Libraries to Expand and Enhance Services for Adult Immigrant Learners, will focus on resources available to immigrant-serving organizations and adult education programs. Representatives from the USCIS Office of Citizenship will provide an overview of how libraries can expand and enhance adult citizenship education services and obtain free materials to display.

Webinar: Bridges to Citizenship: Connecting Classrooms and Libraries to Expand and Enhance Services for Adult Immigrant Learners

Date and Time: Tuesday, August 11, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT

To register for this session, please follow the steps below:

  • Go to the USCIS registration page
  • Enter your email address and select “Submit”
  • Select “Subscriber Preferences”
  • Select the “Event Registration” tab
  • Complete the questions and select “Submit”

Once your registration is processed, you will receive a confirmation email with additional details. If you do not receive a confirmation email within two business days, please email USCIS at Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov.

This series was developed as part of a partnership between IMLS and USCIS to ensure that librarians have the necessary tools and knowledge to refer their patrons to accurate and reliable sources of information on immigration-related topics. To find out more about this partnership and the webinar series, visit the Serving New Americans page of the IMLS website.

Note to Media: This engagement is not for press purposes. Please contact the USCIS Press Office at (202) 272-1200 for any media inquiries.

For more information about USCIS and their programs, visit uscis.gov or follow them on Twitter (@uscis), YouTube (/uscis), Facebook (/uscis), and the USCIS blog The Beacon.

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