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Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class

The non-profit COPO is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, to assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain US citizenship

Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Instructor Fareeha Haq teaches Pakistani immigrants during an English and U.S. citizenship class at the office of the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit COPO, founded in early 2002 shortly after the 9/11 attacks, is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, to learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Mohammad Razvi, executive director and founder of the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), speaks with a Pakistani immigrant during an English and citizenship class on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit COPO, founded in early 2002 shortly after the 9/11 attacks, is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Pakistani immigrants listen during an English and U.S. citizenship class held at the office of the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit COPO, founded in early 2002 shortly after the 9/11 attacks, is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, to learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Egyptian immigrant Wael Masri, assists Pakistani immigrant Wahid Ali, 78, a naturalized American from Pakistan, in the exercise room of the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), after an English and U.S. citizenship class held there on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit COPO, founded in early 2002 shortly after the 9/11 attacks, is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, to assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Pakistani immigrant Bilal Cheema, (R), 23, listens during an English and U.S. citizenship class on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), holds the classes to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
A Pakistani immigrant does classwork during an English and U.S. citizenship class on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), holds the classes to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Pakistani immigrant Mohammad Mahmood, 21, listens during an English and U.S. citizenship class on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), holds the classes to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Pakistani immigrants board a bus at the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit COPO, founded in early 2002 shortly after the 9/11 attacks, is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Pakistani immigrant Bilal Cheema, 23, listens during an English and U.S. citizenship class on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), holds the classes to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, learn English, assimilate to American culture and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)
Pakistani immigrants attend citizenship class
Pakistani immigrant Zainula Khan, 78, a naturalized American from Pakistan, looks from the office of the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), after an English and U.S. citizenship class held there on February 6, 2013 in New York City. The non-profit COPO, founded in early 2002 shortly after the 9/11 attacks, is designed to help immigrants, mostly from Pakistan, to assimilate to American culture, learn English and, in many cases, gain U.S. citizenship. (Getty Images)