October 13, 2015



IMLS Press Contact
Giuliana Bullard, gbullard@imls.gov

IMLS –USCIS Webinar on Task Force on New Americans October 27

Webinar will Address Interagency Initiative to Better Integrate Immigrants into Communities

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) present another webinar in their series for public librarians on immigration and U.S. citizenship topics. The webinar will provide an overview about the White House Task Force on New Americans, an interagency effort to develop a federal strategy to better integrate immigrants into communities. During the presentation, representatives from the USCIS Office of Citizenship will cover the Task Force’s recent initiatives, with specific focus on the Building Welcoming Communities Campaign and the Citizenship Public Education and Awareness Campaign, and highlight ways that libraries can get involved.

Webinar: White House Task Force on New Americans

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 27, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT

To register for this free session, please follow the steps below:

  • Go to the USCIS registration page
  • Enter your email address and select “Submit”
  • Select “Subscriber Preferences”
  • Select the “Event Registration” tab
  • Complete the questions and select “Submit”

Once your registration is processed, you will receive a confirmation email with additional details. If you do not receive a confirmation email within two business days, please email USCIS at public.engagement@uscis.dhs.gov.

This series was developed as part of a partnership between IMLS and USCIS to ensure that librarians have the necessary tools and knowledge to refer their patrons to accurate and reliable sources of information on immigration-related topics. To find out more about this partnership and the webinar series, visit the Serving New Americans page of the IMLS website.

Note to Media: This engagement is not for press purposes. Please contact the USCIS Press Office at (202) 272-1200 for any media inquiries.

For more information about USCIS and their programs, visit uscis.gov or follow them on Twitter (@uscis), YouTube (/uscis), Facebook (/uscis), and the USCIS blog The Beacon.

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