Community Engagement & Impact

How a museum is using American artifacts to help immigrants become citizens

The New York Historical Society has developed a program that helps immigrants become American citizens utilizing the museum’s collections to help them pass their citizenship test.

“There, the legacies of America’s past sit side-by-side with the promises of its future.”

– Stephan Salisbury

On the bottom floor of New York City's oldest museum groups of immigrants are working to become American citizens. Green card holders like Ingrid Kaminski - who's been in the U.S.

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