Inspiring Hope. Building New Lives.

The United States of America is a country of immigrants who take pride in giving hard working, determined people a fair chance to succeed and become assets to the community. But the citizenship process can be overwhelming, especially for those with limited resources or education.

iStock_000005424532LargeIf you are seeking to become a U.S. citizen, MCOHA’s Center for Citizenship and Legal Immigration can help.

We can help you understand your rights under the law and, if you are qualified, we can help you through the immigration process in a caring and effective manner.

CCLI’s team works under the supervision of a licensed attorney and includes paralegals and administrative assistants. Our services include:

  • Immigration Consultations
  • Citizenship/Naturalization Applications
  • Family Petitions, Support for Refugees
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
  • Support for those Seeking Asylum
  • Assistance for Unaccompanied Minors
  • Assistance for Victims of Violent Crimes, including Domestic Violence

Since opening its doors in August 2014 the Center has provided low-cost legal services to hundreds of foreign born residents eager to become US citizens, thereby improving the economic and social well-being of our entire community!

The Center for Citizenship & Legal Immigration (CCLI) Mission

Our mission is to assist our clients in achieving legal status and economic self-sufficiency, and to support them on their journey to becoming fully active participants in the social and civic life of our communities.

Join CCLI’s Supporters

To support the Center and to help to provide legal representation for all those getting ready to start their citizenship journey please visit the DONATE page or contact Xiomara Guevara at or (973) 366-4770, x 16.

Special thanks to those who already support the Center.

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