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Source: Oregonian

A high school nonprofit organization in Oregon called “Mission: Citizen”, helps prepare immigrants to earn their citizenship.

The student-led organization includes an eight-week program, providing the Constitutional and governmental knowledge necessary to pass the citizenship test.

Recently, the nonprofit was awarded $49,000 by State Farm Insurance, as the organization’s mission has been praised as particularly urgent during the Trump era, and heightened tension around the topic of immigration in America.

“The public opinion is that our mission is now more relevant than ever,” said Danny Cohen, executive director and student of Lincoln High.

The organization will now be able to award a $275 scholarship to those who complete the program to help them pay the naturalization fee of nearly $725.

Read full story at: Oregonian

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High School Program Helps Immigrants Earn Citizenship