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Programs for New Americans

jonesaddocompress.jpgWorkshops on immigration law, green card issues, and citizenship, as well as staying in touch with your home country via the internet will be held at Willingboro Public Library. On Thurs., Mar. 12 at 7 p.m. library staffer Jones Addo will address immigration and related issues. On Thurs., Mar. 19 at 7 p.m. library staffer Paulette Doe-Williams will teach using social networking and other websites. Registration begins Feb. 15. These free programs are open to the public.

Jones Addo is a reference librarian at both Willingboro Public Library and the NJ State Law Library. An attorney in his native Ghana, he will emphasize using the internet to obtain and file the necessary forms for citizenship, green cards and other immigration issues. "You don't always need to pay a lawyer or specialist," he says. "Most of what you need is available free on the internet."

paulettecompress.jpgPaulette Doe-Williams is adult services intern at Willingboro Public Library. She is a master's degree student at Rutgers Univ. School of Communications, Information and Library Studies, as well as the winner of a prestigious Laura Bush scholarship. Her presentation will offer easy and free ways for immigrants to communicate with loved ones and associates in their home countries using social networking sites such as Facebook and Linkedin. She will also talk about online sources of information about news and events in home countries.

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