Civic Integration

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.

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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