Applying for US Citizenship


New AP’s Immigration department is holding monthly citizenship workshops for eligible applicants! First, Take this quick quiz to make sure you are eligible, then sign up for a slot at one of our Citizenship Events! 

2019 Events

September 2019: (CLICK HERE)

October 2019: (CLICK HERE)

November 2019: (CLICK HERE)

December 2019: (CLICK HERE)

January 2020: (CLICK HERE)

February 2020: (CLICK HERE)

March 2020: (CLICK HERE)

Be sure to bring the correct information: What to Bring With You

Can’t make it to one of our workshops? The New Americans Campaign holds free citizenship workshops as well. Updates on those workshops are posted here as they are available.

Before you sign up, make sure you’re eligible for US citizenship.

You must:

  1. Be over 18 years old
  2. Have had your green card for more than 5 years (3 years if you’re married to a US citizen)
  3. Be able to speak, read, and write English
  4. Be able to pass a test on US civics and History (study materials are available)
  5. Have a clean criminal record for the past five years (since 2012)

**If you’re not sure if you qualify, please come to our weekly walk-in clinic any Tuesday morning between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. There is a $20 walk-in fee that may be applied to your immigration services.**

If you have been arrested, you MUST come to walk-in with all of your certified court dispositions before we can schedule you for an appointment for Citizenship.

You will receive a follow-up email after you register, but please bring the following items with you to your appointment:

  1. Permanent resident card (green card)
  2. State issued ID
  3. All passports (even expired ones)
  4. Birth and marriage certificates (if you have them)
  5. Divorce decrees (if applicable)
  6. $200 service fee for NewAP

The fee for USCIS is now $725, but there is a fee waiver available for low-income applicants. To complete the fee waiver, you will need

  1. 2018 taxes   OR
  2. Proof that you are receiving public benefits (food stamps, Medicaid, public housing)

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