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Immigration services center honored by city of Apopka

APOPKA, Fla. — Apopka city officials presented a congratulatory proclamation Friday in the honor of the Founder of Hope Community Center.

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Founder sister Anne Kendrick, volunteers and staff helped celebrate their 50th anniversary ceremony.

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The center provides legal immigration services and citizenship preparation classes to people in Central Florida.

Photos: Immigration services center honored by city of Apopka

Kendrick said if you need assistance, don’t hesitate.

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“We try to help people who are undocumented and help them figure out a path to be able to stay here,” Kendrick said.

In fiscal year 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services awarded the center a grant to help prepare lawful permanent residents for citizenship.

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It was one of 39 organizations nationwide that received a citizenship grant that year.

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