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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.

Statue of Liberty with sun setting and clouds in the sky

In this section of the Citizenship Resource Center, learn about the important reasons to become a U.S. citizen and paths to citizenship. Also, find information about the naturalization process and what you need to know about the naturalization interview and test.

Should I Consider U.S. Citizenship?
Learn about the important rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the reasons to consider becoming a citizen.

Citizenship and Naturalization
There are different ways to obtain citizenship. Depending on your situation, different requirements may apply to you. Explore the links below.

Also, visit our Citizenship for Military Family Members page.

10 Steps to Naturalization
Learn about the 10 steps in the naturalization process to become a citizen.

Naturalization Interview and Test
Find out what to expect at your naturalization interview.

Naturalization Ceremonies
Learn about what happens at a naturalization ceremony. Taking the Oath of Allegiance is the final step in the naturalization process.

Commonly Asked Questions
Find answers to commonly asked questions about the naturalization process.

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