FY 2021 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program: Refugee and Asyl...





OoC is charged with promoting instruction and training on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. USCIS recognizes that naturalization is a culmination of the civic integration of lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who were resettled as refugees or granted asylum, as well as for Cuban or Haitian entrants or individuals admitted on a Special Immigrant Visa (SIV); however, some of these individuals may experience challenges with aspects of civic, linguistic, economic, cultural and institutional integration when resettling in the United States, which may impact their progress toward full civic integration. The sooner these individuals are able to engage in their communities, the more likely they are to find satisfaction and success in their personal and professional lives; make positive contributions to their communities and the Nation, and become naturalized citizens. It is critical to provide refugees and asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, and SIV recipients with opportuniti...


  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.