Citizenship

Citizenship @ your library
Attend free Citizenship classes at the library.  Registrations begin in October.  Free legal services available through Catholic Migration Services.
 
Citizenship Application Assistance Events (monthly) Fill out a citizenship application and meet with a lawyer onsite with CitizenshipWorks and Immigration Advocates Network.
 
Citizenship Exam Preparation Groups (fall 2014) Preparing for the Citizenship Exam?  You're not alone!  Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the citizenship exam.
Internet Links
USCIS Immigration forms
Forms required for immigration, naturalization, and citizenship from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the new INS)
 
USCIS Multilingual Resource Center
Forms and study material in 22 languages.
 
Preparing for the Oath
U.S. history and civics for citizenship preparation for self-study and test practice.  Lesson plans also available for teachers and tutors.
 
CitizenshipWorks
Help you to answer questions about your eligibility for citizenship through naturalization and the naturalization.  Find legal help.  Download free mobile apps to determine eligibility or prepare for the exam.
 
Learning Express Libraries
Free online test preparation with a library card.  Ask your local library for more information.
 
WelcometoUSA
Primary gateway for new immigrants, providing basic information about how to settle in the U.S. and increasing awareness of federal government resources available to immigrants. 
Print Resources
Becoming a U.S. citizen : a guide to the law, exam & interview
Ilona M. Bray
 
A guide to attaining citizenship
Becoming a US citizen : understanding the naturalization process
 
Inmigración y ciudadanía en Estados Unidos : su guía completa
Allan Wernick
 
Pasa el examen de ciudadanía americana
Preguntas del examen de ciudadanía americana en Inglés y Español.
 
The great American citizenship quiz : can you pass your own country's citizenship test?
Solomon M. Skolnick
Free and low cost application and legal assistance
Brooklyn Defender Service
177 Livingston Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
718.254.0700
Assists with immigration consequences of criminal conviction.  No fee.
 
CAMBA
2211 Church Avenue, Room 301, Brooklyn, NY 11226
718.940.6311
Assists with naturalization, asylum, VAWA, adjustment, deportation defense.  No fee.
 
Caribbean Women’s Health Association
21 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226
718.826.2942
Assists with all immigration matters except Green Card application. No fee.
 
Catholic Migration Services
191 Joralemon Street, 4th Floor
718.236.3000
Assists with all immigration matters including asylum.  $50 consulation fee.
 
CUNY Citizenship Now! Immigrant Service Centers
Located at council members offices across Brooklyn. For a full listing of locations and office hours, visit the website.
 
Medgar Evers College Immigration Center
1150 Carroll Street, Room 226, Brooklyn, NY 11225
718.270-6292
Assists with citizenship and green card petitions, relative petitions.  No fee.
 
NY Citizenship in Schools
Free immigration information, assistance and financing options to eligible parents of students in the city’s public schools.  Various locations across the city.
 
Citizenship Preparation programs in Brooklyn
The Arab-American Family Support Center
150 Court Street, Third Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718.643.8000
 
Brooklyn Public Library Citizenship Exam Prep Groups
Spring 2014 schedule.  Ask your local library for more information.
 
CUNY Citizenship NOW!
646.285.4248
 
Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst
7802 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11214
718.331.6800 ext. 154 for citizenship
 
FEGS Citizenship Program
938 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY 11223
Brooklyn Resource Center
718-336-2836 ext. 363
 
Goodwill Industries
1416 Avenue M, Suite 601
718.339.0937
Citizenship classes for zip codes 11230, 11226, 11228
 
International Rescue Committee
264 W 38th Street 6th Floor, Manhattan, NY 10018
212.377.4750
 
Kings Bay YM-YWHA
3495 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229
718.648.7703 ext. 6
www.kingsbayy.org (Click Social Services)
 
Lutheran HealthCare
Adult and Family Education at the Family Support Center
6025 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220
718.630.7000 ext. 4060
 
Make the Road New York
310 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237
718.418.7690
 
The Maura Clarke-Ita Ford (MCIF) Center
75 Lewis Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206
718.452.0167
 
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
25 Thorton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
718.381.3222
 
Prospect Park YMCA New Americans Center
357 9th Street , Brooklyn, NY 11215
(212) 912-2378
 
Shorefront YM-YWHA
3300 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235
718.646.1444 ext. 363