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“Illegal Alien,” See: “Noncitizen”

Undocumented, unauthorized, illegal, immigrant, migrant, alien, noncitizen.

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Immigration Services at the Library: A New Approach to Pathways to Citizenship

The function of libraries and librarians is constantly changing. We have moved from organizations that served as repositories for information to places where creation of information and hands-on training take shape. An example of this might be if someone were to ask for information about services, such as job search skills or health insurance, we would be able to not only refer that individual to relevant resources, but also incorporate workshops into library programming. But what about immigration services? Some libraries are following this model of librarianship by training staff members to provide legal services regarding citizenship and naturalization.