Media and Press Releases

One Percent for America press releases and nationwide media coverage of OPA’s 1% loan and resource services.
In the News
June 1, 2022 | Some of the largest companies in the U.S. are investing in getting immigrant workers their work permits, Green Cards, or citizenship, to address the growing labor shortage in America. For those who haven’t gotten sponsored, the OPA 1% loan is a solution.
June 1, 2022 | New York’s oldest newspaper in Spanish, El Diario, reports on OPA’s low interest loan available for immigrants going through the citizenship process. From the qualifications to the amounts that can be requested, for single applicants or families [article in Spanish].
June 1, 2022 | In this television story about One Percent for America, the organization’s 1% loan, its requirements, and the process to apply and be funded, are thoroughly covered [article in Spanish].
June 6, 2022 | Straight from Argentina, one of the country’s leading newspapers reports on the news of OPA’s 1% loan for USCIS fees. From understanding the process to who may qualify for naturalization [article in Spanish].
June 7, 2022 | A detailed overview on why 90% of the eligible 9 million immigrants do not apply for citizenship, and the “flexible, unsecured, 1% loan, specifically to cover such naturalization fees” OPA offers.
June 8, 2022 | Miami’s Spanish newspaper breaks down the steps to obtaining an OPA loan. Plus, the reasons why many eligible immigrants don’t dare to apply for citizenship and how the general public can invest in citizenship [article in Spanish].
June 9, 2022 | In addition to the wait, the high expense of the citizenship process makes naturalization very hard for many immigrants. With total costs being as much as $11,000. The DealBook shares details on OPA’s loan, and why it is an alternative to other credit services.
July 8, 2022 | OPA featured in an episode of the Thinking Is Cool web show and podcast, addressing the misconceptions of USCIS costs and the hurdles to citizenship.
August 26, 2022 | Univision's national weekday show, La Voz de la Mañana interviews OPA about rising USCIS fees and how to pay for them with our 1% interest community lending loan [article in Spanish].
Press Releases
June 1, 2022 | One Percent for America launches a new model that brings borrowers and investors together on one platform. Money donated or lent by investors allows immigrants to borrow the funds to pay for their USCIS fees, then funds are recycled to help additional immigrant borrowers.