US Gov't to Promote Citizenship in Ad Campaign

Wednesday, 25 May 2011 04:21 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government is running a national advertising campaign to encourage more immigrants to become U.S. citizens.

Citizenship and Immigration Services said Wednesday the multilingual effort aims to reach roughly 7.9 million immigrants who are eligible to file applications to naturalize.

The campaign in print, radio and digital media will start May 30 and run through Labor Day.

Citizenship and Immigration Services spokeswoman Mariana Gitomer says it is the first time the agency has launched a paid advertising campaign for citizenship.

Immigration experts say many immigrants don't apply for citizenship because they fear they don't speak English well enough or because they haven't felt a pressing need to do so.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Bill Would Limit Transfer of Military Gear to Police

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 22:30 PM

Two members of Congress are trying to stop the military from arming local police forces with high-caliber weapons, grena . . .

Average American Woman's Waistline Grows to 39 Inches: CDC

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 16:40 PM

Americans' belt size continues to inch up, and women's waistlines are widening faster than men's, according to new gover . . .

Union Appeals Rice's Indefinite Suspension by NFL

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 22:08 PM

The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.Rice was originally handed a two-game sus . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved