Citizenship @ your library
Prepare for Citizenship at your library.  Visit a New Americans Corner, click here or call 718.230.2007 for more info.
  • Attend free Citizenship classes
  • Free legal services available. Fill out a citizenship application and meet with a lawyer
  • 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
100 questions, 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.
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.
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
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
Immigrant Justice Corps at Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
718.230.2038 or 718.230-2037
Assistance with naturalization applications and fee waivers.
Brooklyn Defender Service
177 Livingston Street, 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Assists with immigration consequences of criminal conviction.  No fee.
2211 Church Avenue, Room 301, Brooklyn, NY 11226
Assists with naturalization, asylum, VAWA, adjustment, deportation defense.  No fee.
Caribbean Women’s Health Association
21 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226
Assists with all immigration matters except Green Card application. No fee.
Catholic Migration Services
191 Joralemon Street, 4th Floor
Assists with all immigration matters including asylum. 
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.
Juan Neuman Center
545 60th Street, Brooklyn, NY11220
Make the Road New York
310 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Medgar Evers College Immigration Center

1150 Carroll Street, Room 226, Brooklyn, NY 11225
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.
Sanctuary for Families-Family Justice Center
350 Jay Street, 15th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Free legal and social services exclusively for victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and other forms of gender based violence.
Safe Horizon-Immigration Law Project
50 Court Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Free and low-cost services to victims of crime, torture, and abuse in immigration proceedings.
Shorefront YM-YWHA
3300 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235
718.646.1444 ext. 363
Citizenship Preparation programs in Brooklyn
The Arab-American Family Support Center
150 Court Street, Third Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Arab American Association
7111 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
1 on 1 tutoring for the U.S. Citizenship Exam and ESOL classes.
Brooklyn Public Library Citizenship Exam Prep Groups
For group schedules, click here.  Ask your local library for more information.
Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst
7802 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11214
718.331.6800 ext. 154 for citizenship
Goodwill Industries
1416 Avenue M, Suite 601
Citizenship classes for zip codes 11230, 11226, 11228
International Rescue Committee
264 W 38th Street 6th Floor, Manhattan, NY 10018
Make the Road New York
310 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237
The Maura Clarke-Ita Ford (MCIF) Center
75 Lewis Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
25 Thorton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
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