MIRA USA’s Golden Awards

Each one of our volunteers is an important part of our organization, thanks to them we can help all our beneficiaries. But some of our volunteers are outstanding because of their significant efforts going beyond and above their duties. Outstanding volunteers are recognized with MIRA USA’ Golden Awards.

Shelter Fundamentals Class -Elizabeth,NJ

Elizabeth, NJ – On Saturday, November 9, the immigrant community in Elizabeth, New Jersey participated in the “Shelter Fundamentals Class” held at Peterstown Community Center.  In this training, 38 of our volunteers had the opportunity to acquire knowledge about the procedures to establish, execute, and close a shelter in the case of a disaster. With…

More people lose their fear of taking the citizenship test thanks to MIRA USA in Tampa

Tampa, FL – On Saturday, November 16, the fourth workshop “Lose the fear of taking the citizenship test” was held in Tampa where 60 permanent residents received the necessary tools to get prepared for the naturalization interview. Tampa USCIS Officer did a detailed presentation of the naturalization process and talked about possible changes in the…

Parents, Learn How to Support Your Children in Their Transition to Higher Education, NY-WEST

On October 25th, MIRA USA held a seminar in Queens, NY, titled: “Parents, Learn How to Support Your Children in Their Transition to Higher Education “, with a guest speaker from the Welcome Center of The City University of New York (CUNY), Mr. Daniel Hyman. The attendants of the seminar were parents and their children…

Seminar on Adult and Career Services in Tampa

Last Saturday, October 19, we conducted an adult education seminar aiming to give information about the education resources available, including information on financial aid and available scholarships.  At MIRA USA we believe that “Education is the key to success” and that is why we partnered Adult and Career Services Center in Tampa, whose mission is…

There are Scholarships! Houston,TX

On September 14 in Houston TX – MIRA USA conducted a workshop called “There are Scholarships! Get informed with MIRA USA”. We shared with the company of Lone Star College, LULAC and FIEL Houston; in which the panelists made aware of the importance of seeking higher education, the application process for universities, obtaining scholarships and…

MIRA USA Volunteers Continue Participating in the American Red Cross “Disaster Relief” Training to Help Those in Need

On Saturday, August 17, MIRA USA volunteers from Maryland and Virginia attended a Red Cross Training, located at the Washington, D.C. headquarters, titled “Everyone is Welcome in Our Home.” During the first training session from 9am-10:30am, MIRA USA volunteers learned about the Red Cross’ commitment to helping the needs of victims of natural disasters without…

“How to create or improve your own business”

MIRA USA Palm Beach organized a workshop called “How to create or improve your own business” led by the guest speaker, Mario Dore-Bernhard from CAPITAL soluxions, at the Main Palm Beach County Library. MIRA USA volunteers welcomed community members who attended the workshop and briefly introduced them to MIRA USA’s mission. Mr. Dore-Bernhard made a…

More residents benefit from a citizenship workshop in Tampa

Tampa, FL – With the company of immigration agent Lorimar Vega and lawyer Jorge Rivera, more residents in Tampa Bay received information about the naturalization process and also updated resources to obtain the American citizenship. In a period of two hours, detailed information about the naturalization process was presented, the N-400 application was studied with…

Taller de Cidadanía Norwalk Connecticut

Norwalk Connecticut – the second workshop to lose the fear of the Citizenship Exam

With the participation of an immigration officer was held on Saturday July 20 in the city of Norwalk Connecticut the second workshop to lose the fear of the Citizenship Exam. The number of assistants at Norwalk Public Library was 36 people, including 6 foreigns (Non-Spanish speakers) who lived an intense simulation, in which they interacted…