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To apply for citizenship, you need to be over 18 years old, have had your green card for at least 5 years (3 years if you’re married to a US Citizen or in the US Military), be a person of Good Moral Character, and have lived in the US for more than half of the past five years.

| Are you eligible to apply?

Take this quiz to be sure: https://www.citizenshipworks.org/en/home/prescreening

If so, sign up for our next Citizenship Event:

    1.  August 2020
    2. September 2020
    3. October 2020
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| what to bring to the event

  • Permanent resident card (Green Card)
  • Driver’s license
  • Social Security card
  • All your passports
  • List of home addresses for the past 5 years with dates
  • List of employer names and addresses for the past 5 years with dates
  • Money order for $725 USCIS filing fee
    • OR proof of low income
      • Proof of public benefits (food stamps or Medicaid)
      • 2018 federal income tax return
  • Dates you have been outside the US since becoming a permanent resident
  • If married to a US citizen/permanent resident, bring spouse’s green card/US passport, marriage certificate, divorce decrees

| FAQs about citizenship

How long does it take to become a citizen?

The current processing time for citizenship is 3-6 months

What if I’ve been arrested?

Please visit us on a Tuesday morning before the event for walk-in to talk about when or if you should file for citizenship. Our staff have many years of experience in analyzing criminal records.

Will I get to see an accredited representative at my appointment?

Yes, volunteers will help you fill out your forms, but everyone will have a chance to speak to an accredited representative or attorney at the event.

Can I get started on my application now?

Yes! In the confirmation email you will receive from signing up, there is a link to Citizenshipworks.org, and you can begin your application there. We offer a discount to people who have accurately filled in more than 90% of the application before the event.

Can I apply if I don’t speak English?

There are very specific waivers available for people who have medical disabilities or who have had their green cards for more than 15 years. Please visit us on a Tuesday morning before the event for walk-in to talk about those options.

Due to COVID-19, our services may be different than what is listed. Please contact us before coming to our office.

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