Citizenship Resource Center

New Resources released in connection with Constitution Day and Citizenship Day!

USCIS is pleased to announce the following new resources are now available:

Two-Generational Family Approaches to Citizenship (PDF, 170.13 KB) - This tip sheet highlights ways K-12 schools and adult citizenship education programs can engage the entire family through civics education.

N-400 Topic Exercises: Oath of Allegiance (PDF, 1 MB) - This educational handout describes the key principles found in the Oath of Allegiance that applicants take at their naturalization ceremonies.

A More Perfect Union: The USCIS Civics Test Guide to the Monuments and Memorials on the National Mall (PDF, 2.66 MB) is a series of 13 interactive resources that allows applicants to learn about the individuals and events represented by the monuments and memorials in Washington, DC, while studying for the naturalization civics test. The Civics Test Guide to Constitution Gardens is the first in the series to be released, and it highlights the naturalization civics test questions relating to the principles and structures of government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens that are identified in the U.S. Constitution.

National Park Service Expedition Series (Video) - Developed for students by the National Parks Service, this fun and informative five-part video series explores the history and significance of Ellis Island.

The Citizenship Resource Center has a collection of helpful resources and free study materials for a variety of users including:

  • Immigrants who are interested in becoming U.S. citizens. Lawful permanent residents (LPRs) will find information about the naturalization process, eligibility requirements, and study materials to prepare for the naturalization interview and test.
  • Educators who play a critical role in preparing learners. Educators including teachers, volunteers, and program administrators will find several resources for the classroom. Educators can also search for free USCIS training seminars designed to enhance the skills needed to teach U.S. history, civics, and the naturalization process to immigrant students.
  • Organizations that are interested in supporting immigrants in becoming citizens and assisting them to integrate into American civic society. Whether an organization is just beginning to help immigrants on their journey towards citizenship or is an experienced service provider, they will find resources to help enhance their overall efforts and programs.

The Citizenship Resource Center is managed by the Office of Citizenship. Learn more about the Office of Citizenship and its mission.

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Learn About Citizenship

Learn about the naturalization process and eligibility requirements to become a U.S. citizen.
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Apply for Citizenship

Apply for naturalization to become a citizen. File your N-400, Application for Naturalization, online.
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Find Study Materials and Resources

Find free study materials and resources to prepare for the naturalization interview and test.
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Resources for Educational Programs

Educators can find materials to supplement classroom resources and learn about upcoming training seminars.
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Civic Integration

Learn about the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program and settling in the United States as a new lawful permanent resident.
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Outreach Tools

Organizations can find helpful tools and resources to support immigrants interested in becoming citizens.