On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Senator Leyva--in partnership with the Mexican Consulate, the Guatemalan Consulate, the Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association, and the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center--hosted a Citizenship Fair in Rialto. The event was able to assist approximately 40 residents apply for their United States citizenship. Participants were provided with document preparation and legal review, and packets were prepared to be mailed out free of charge.
Leading up to the Citizenship Fair, the Senator hosted three volunteer training sessions where approximately 45 volunteers were trained in filling out the application for citizenship and fee waiver request. The fair was a great success and Senator Leyva plans to host additional similar events in the future.