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Two Muslim Men Overcame Citizenship Delays with Help from CAIR-Chicago

Two more CAIR-Chicago clients were recently sworn in as United States citizens after enduring years of difficulties and delays. With the assistance of the Civil Rights department, they received a response from the government and obtained their citizenship.

Muslim Man Becomes U.S. Citizen After 4-Year Wait

Naim Zaita is now a United States citizen after attempting to gain his citizenship for nearly 4 years. Zaita, a Palestinian, applied for citizenship in 2005, but was forced to endure delays and complications

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham Helps to End Citizenship Wait

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham attended a citizenship interview with a man who has been waiting five years for citizenship.

Muslim Man Represented at Citizenship Status Hearing

CAIR-Chicago PILI Fellow Elisa Jillson represented a man at a status hearing regarding his citizenship delay case

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Civil Rights Director Represents Man at Citizenship Exam and Interview

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham represented a man at his interview and exam for citizenship. The man passed the English and U.S. History test and will be approved pending his submission of additional requested documents.

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham Represents Muslim Man at Appeal Hearing for Naturalization Application

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham represented a man at his naturalization application appeal hearing

Civil Rights Director Represents Muslim Man at Appointment with USCIS

Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham represented a Muslim man at an Infopass appointment with the Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services regarding his citizenship delay case

Staff Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Case After Muslim Man Obtains Citizenship

CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Kevin Vodak filed a voluntary motion to dismiss a citizenship delay complaint. The man was naturalized mid July after first applying for citizenship in 2004

Civil Rights Director Represents Muslim Man at Status Hearing on Citizenship Delay Case

CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Director Christina Abraham attended a status hearing on behalf of a Muslim man experiencing a delay in obtaining citizenship

Chicago Tribune: Citizenship truly sweet, despite long, bitter fight

A UIC professor applied to become a citizen in 2002—then spent years battling the government

Mohammed Reza Ghaffarpour believed his path to citizenship would be smooth after he aced his 2003 English and U.S. history exam and received a letter saying he was being recommended for approval.

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