Becoming a US Citizen

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A Guide to Naturalization

By: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) created this Guide to provide better and more consistent information to people interested in naturalization. It is written mainly for people 18 years or older who want to become citizens. Please take the time to review this information to make sure that you are eligible to apply for naturalization. You can find more information at www.uscis.gov or by calling Customer Service at 1-800-375-5283 or 1-800-767-1833 (for hearing impaired).


By: CitizenshipWorks

CitizenshipWorks provides easy-to-use online tools to help low and moderate-income individuals to answer important questions about their eligibility for naturalization, to better understand the naturalization process, and to prepare for the naturalization tests.

General Information on Immigration Forms

By: US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

This page provides you with basic information on Immigration Forms. USCIS provides most public use forms free of charge through this website in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).

How Do I...? Customer Guides

By: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

These guides answer questions regarding immigration benefits.

Language Access

By: Montana Legal Services Association

This resource discusses how MLSA provides access to free legal help in the language you understand.
Immigration issues are tricky. There are many ways in which your immigration status – whether you’re a green card holder or undocumented – can impact your ability to get a job, go to college, or even remain in the United States. That’s why we created this resource especially for immigrant youth. We hope you find it useful.

Naturalization for Spouses of U.S. Citizens

By: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

In general, you may qualify for naturalization under Section 319(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) if you (1) Have been a permanent resident (green card holder) for at least 3 years, (2) Have been living in marital union with the same U.S. citizen spouse during such time, and (3) Meet all other eligibility requirements under this section.
Laws and procedures for obtaining a U-Visa if you are the victim of a crime (including domestic violence).
*There is a green button at the top to switch the language to Spanish.

Sexual Orientation and Immigration

By: Immigration Equality

You cannot legally be denied entry into the United States based on your sexual orientation. Immigration officials are not legally permitted to ask about your sexual orientation. Click here to learn more.

Study Materials for the Civics Test

By: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

There are 100 civics questions on the naturalization test. During the naturalization interview, applicants will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions in English. You must answer correctly six (6) of the 10 questions to pass the civics test in English. Several study tools are available to help you prepare, including this page.

Talking About Scams

By: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Talking About Scams: A photo novella by the Federal Trade Commission
(This resource is only available in Spanish.)

Immigration Forms

By: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Immigration Forms