Immigration News: Citizenship Corner in the Steele Memorial Library

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Check out our Citizenship Corner (next to the health and education reference center by the Digital Media Lab) on the 2nd floor of the Steele Memorial Library)!

It includes citizenship test preparation materials along with information about the naturalization process.

Naturalization is an important milestone in the path toward U.S. citizenship. The decision to apply for citizenship is a very personal one. To help you prepare, USCIS has developed a variety of educational resources. To get started, explore the links below.

Should I Consider U.S. Citizenship?
Learn about the reasons to consider U.S. citizenship.

Lean About Naturalization
Understand the process of becoming a U.S. citizen.

Apply for Citizenship
Identify the steps needed to apply for citizenship.

Study for the Test
Prepare for the naturalization interview and test.

Find Help in Your Community
Find an English and/or citizenship class, legal assistance, and USCIS-funded programs in your area.

Free Information Sessions
Find a free naturalization information session in your area.

Find a Citizenship Class
Use your zip code to find a citizenship program.

Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Learn about citizenship rights and responsibilities.

Naturalization Resources in Spanish (Recursos para la naturalización)
Find a list of USCIS resources in Spanish about the naturalization process.

See More Immigration News!

Helpful Immigration Sites

CCLD database Universal Class has helpful classes for citizenship. To sign up for this helpful database with your library card, please visit our website at

Refugee Center Online:

The Refugee Center Online is a non-profit organization created and run by resettled refugees and immigrants. They collect and provide content for refugees and immigrants to the United States to assist them in starting new lives in the United States. The writing is for people who do not speak English as a first language, and for those with limited formal educations. Translations in native languages is available. Visit their homepage for online GED classes, learn about American Culture, and find local help.

Urban Justice Center: Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project organization works with refugee families to prevent deportation, connects refugees even in geographically isolated areas, and provides rapid response legal services to community members in moments of crisis.

American Immigration Lawyers Association  The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of more than 15,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law. AILA member attorneys represent U.S. families seeking permanent residence for close family members, as well as U.S. businesses seeking talent from the global marketplace. AILA members also represent foreign students, entertainers, athletes, and asylum seekers, often on a pro bono basis.

Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs.
National Domestic Workers Programs (NDWP) Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections for domestic workers.
Immigrant Defenders Law Center (IMMDEF)  Provides legal representation to immigrants with mental health disorders, legal representation and pro bono work for children arriving as unaccompanied minors and refugees, Social Services Case Management and the Detained Youth Empowerment Project.
Updated 20190829.