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VOTE! Are you a U. S. Citizen? Have you registered to vote? Go to the New Voters Page at the California secretary of State’s web site. You will find information on voter registration in English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese.

INFORMATION FOR VOTERS: The LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS provides reliable, non-partisan information about elections and the importance of voter engagement.

ImmigrantInfo.org is a collaborative project, sponsored by the SCC Office of Immigrant Relations and the South Bay Consortium for Adult Education (SBCAE).  ImmigrantInfo.org also maintains a searchable database of almost 800 local, state and national  links of interest to immigrant and refugee populations, advocates, caseworkers and researchers.  ImmigrantInfo.org maintains a separate interactive database of current ESL and Citizenship classes in Santa Clara County.  An Events Calendar offers posting for Santa Clara County ethnic or immigrant related events that are free, non-political, non-denominational, and open to the public.  With the recent changes in the world of immigration, Know Your Rights and Rapid Response information has been added to the News & Info Page.

IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP: For official information on immigration and citizenship, visit the U. S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES web site. Para información en Español, cliquea aquí.

IMMIGRANT INFO: click here for the web site of this source of information for immigrants. The site includes a guide to IMMIGRANT RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES & RESOURCES IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY. Although the guide has not been updated since 2002, it still includes valuable information on services available to immigrants.

DACA (DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS/ACCIÓN DIFERIDA PARA LOS LLEGADOS EN LA INFANCIA): For information on the DACA program for LGBT and HIV+ immigrants, visit the IMMIGRATION EQUALITY web site.

FREE DACA LEGAL ASSISTANCE: get advice from licensed attorneys regarding your DACA eligibility and help filling out your application. For information and appointments call (415) 834-0111 x 313. Taller gratis de Acción Deferida: recibirá asesoramiento y asistencia respecto a su eligibilidad DACA y la aplicación. Para más información y para hacer una cita, llame (415) 834-0100 x 313.

CALIFORNIA DREAM ACT RESOURCES: Visit the CALIFORNIA STUDENT AID COMMISSION web site for documents and resources related to the California Dream Act.

 

ONLINE RESOURCES AND TUTORING SERVICES

Go to these web sites for resources that will help you improve your skills:

IMPROVE YOUR READING SKILLS: The Reading Program of the Santa Clara County Library offers personal tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading skills. Visit the READING PROGRAM web site or call (408) 262-1349.

FREERICE: This site gives you a chance to practice your vocabulary. You can start with beginning-level vocabulary, and choose higher levels to challenge yourself.

MERRIAM-WEBSTER’S LEARNER’S DICTIONARY: An online American English dictionary for students of English as a Second Language and other students who want to improve their language arts skills.