A total of 27 individuals were assisted in filling out their U.S.
citizenship applications, an arduous process that could take as long as two
hours, at a Citizenship Clinic on June 24 at Maui Economic Opportunity in
The clinic was sponsored by MEO, Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i and Pacific
Gateway Center and offered without cost to attendees.
Scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. by reservation, walk-in clients
were assisted until 6:30 p.m. that day.
Filling out the application is an initial step in the process toward
naturalization, which also includes an interview and test. Information on
the naturalization process can be found at the U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services website at