On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) sponsored “Citizenship Day 2014”. “Citizenship Day 2014” was a one day workshop held at more than 50 sites across the United States. The workshop provided free or low cost legal assistance to income qualified Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) who are eligible and would like to become naturalized U.S. citizens.
A Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) is any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing the in the U.S. legally as an immigrant, often called a “Green Card Holder”.
MVP Law Group’s Managing Attorney, Kellie Lego served as Site Coordinator for the Chinese Community Church in Washington, DC. This was the first year in which AILA partnered with the DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs and the Chinese Community Center to host the workshop at the CCC. Kellie also served as a member of the AILA Citizenship Day Committee for the DC Chapter of AILA. On this committee, she fulfilled the role of Volunteer Coordinator for all of the nine (9) different workshop sites across the DMV – District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.