Ready to Step Up To Citizenship?
Click the steps below to learn how you can get FREE legal help.
Legal Permanent Residents who would like to become a citizens are invited to learn more. Find out if you can get free legal help.
*Learn about the citizenship process
*Get screened by a trained volunteer to make sure you are eligible/ready
* The screening will include legal eligibility, English language proficiency, and eligibility for income-based fee waivers.
Eligible individuals must attend an Information & Screening Session to attend Citizenship Day on September 14.
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
*18 years or older
*Have basic English skills
*Be a Legal Permanent Resident (have a "green-card" for at least 5 years or 3 years if married to a US citizen.
*Have a clean criminal record
Languages: You must be able to speak, read and write in English to be able to apply for U.S. Citizenship. Exceptions exist. See exceptions