APLICA is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit


Help us in giving a hand to  immigrants to become

Citizens and full participants in our society.

Donations are tax deductible

The two barriers to citizenship more difficult to breach for hispanic immigrants are the cost of the application for naturalization and their english proficiency

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*Gonzalez-Barrera, Ana. 2017. “Mexican Lawful Immigrants Among the Least Likely to Become U.S. Citizens.” Pew Research Center, June.  


Empowering immigrants

Financial Assistance

We provide financial assistance grants to cover fees for application and biometrics for citizenship to applicants economically disadvantaged

Citizenship Promotion

We engage in promotional campaigns to improve awareness of economic and civic benefits of becoming a citizen

English and Civics Education

We engage with organizations to coordinate and deliver english and civics training programs to underserved populations of legal immigrants

About Us


We envision a welcoming nation that embraces the empowerment of immigrants for a thorough integration into society


APLICA empowers legal permanent residents to acquire citizenship through naturalization and gain access to the economic and civic benefits of citizenship.


We partner with organizations supporting legal permanent residents in the area of immigration and promote citizenship through education.

Our Leadership Team

Marissa Solis

President - Co-CEO NELA Homes.

Ana Vizcarra Calderon

Board Member - CEO Vizion Homes.

Victor Garcia

Board Member - CEO Vizion Builders.

Armando Sepulveda

Executive Director - Holds a Master in Business Administration from Claremont Graduate University.

Patricia Mendoza

Board Member - Assistant Director for the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. Holds a Master in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate University.

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5532 N Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90042, United States

(310) 953-0042