Civic Integration

November 11th is Veterans Day! Below find links to helpful information on naturalization through military service and a new citizenship education resource:

Visit the Naturalization Through Military Service page for information on qualifying for naturalization through service in the U.S. armed forces!

New! N-400 Topic Exercises: Armed Forces (PDF, 1.51 MB) - This educational handout covers vocabulary related to the armed forces. Citizenship educators can use this and the other N-400 Topic Exercises to help students prepare for their naturalization interview.

Columns of a building and in between you see an American Flag waving in the breeze

Use this section of the Citizenship Resource Center to learn about the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program for organizations. This multifaceted grant program promotes long-term civic integration of lawful permanent residents (LPRs) whose goal it is to become U.S. citizens. 

Organizations and individuals can also find helpful information that can be used to help new LPRs settle in the United States.

In this section, you will also learn about the Outstanding Americans by Choice initiative and find out how these outstanding citizens are contributing to American society.

Learn About Grants 
Since 2009, the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program has provided citizenship preparation resources, support, and information to immigrants and organizations. 

USCIS grant recipients have shared their success stories. Learn from them about how you can enhance your program.

FY 2021 Grant Program
Learn about the USCIS FY 2021 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. 

Settling in the U.S.
This section contains information to help new LPRs integrate into life in the United States, as well as information about many topics including education, child care, employment, and what to do in case of an emergency.

Support Your Community
Learn about volunteer opportunities for Americans and immigrants alike to support local communities.

Outstanding Americans by Choice Initiative
This initiative recognizes the outstanding achievements of naturalized U.S. citizens. Learn about their contributions to American society.

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