November 14, 2019

 Salima Shairzadeh (center, floral shirt) surrounded by CIANA clients, staff, and volunteers. Photo: Lena Gran.

On November 11, CIANA celebrated Salima Shairzadeh, one of our Civics students...

July 1, 2019

Emira Habiby Browne, CIANA CEO and Founder, has been awarded the 2019 Queens Ambassador Award in recognition of her service to the immigrant community in New York City.

June 28, 2019

When it came time to wait for her green card, Mervat Wahba could deal with her life being on hold, as difficult as that was. The worst part of it all was that her daughter was afraid. The Egypti...

April 22, 2019

Khakpour has been attending its ESL and Civics classes since January 2018, and was very confident going into the exam that he would pass.

December 23, 2018

Aracelis Polanco failed the first time she took her citizenship exam. She did everything right, but it wasn't enough.

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