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Immigration and Citizenship Resources

Based on a guide originally created by Brian Bess at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library in Alabama. Used with permission of Brian Bess.

About Citizenshipworks

How It Works

Citizenshipworks is a free online service that helps you apply for citizenship, step-by-step. We will tell you about any potential problems with your application and connect you to the expert help you need, either online or in person. We also tell you what other documents you need to submit, and what to expect after you apply.
Do-It-Yourself Application
We guide you from start to finish. And we tell you if you need help from an expert.
Online and In-Person Help
If we see any potential problems, we can connect you to free, live online legal advice, or a partner organization near you.
Fill it In, Mail it In
We give you everything you need to complete your application and mail it.
Becoming a U.S. Citizen
There are many steps to become a U.S. citizen. We will help you get ready.
Get Ready for the Test
Learn more about what to expect on the test, and find the resources you need to prepare.
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Citizenshipworks - About Us

Become a U.S. Citizen!

Citizenshipworks is an online service that guides you safely through every step of your citizenship application. With a Citizenshipworks account, you can fill out your entire application online. If there are any potential problems, we will connect you to the legal help you need.

Do it Yourself

Go at your own pace. Save your information along the way, and we will tell you if you need legal advice before you apply.

Online Legal Help

You can even get online legal help. With an account, you can set up an appointment and video chat with a lawyer.

In-person Help

Do you want to talk to an immigration expert in person? We can connect you with an organization near you.

Who We Are

A personalized path to citizenship.

Citizenshipworks helps you become a U.S. citizen, step-by-step. Our goal is to answer all your questions, and connect you to the help you need online or in-person. Based on decades of legal expertise, we make applying for citizenship safe and simple, start to finish.

We are mission driven and donation based. Citizenshipworks offers solutions for nonprofit legal services providers, community-based organizations unrelated to legal services, and individuals who want to apply for U.S. citizenship.

Citizenshipworks is a collaboration between the Immigration Advocates Network, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Pro Bono Net. We aim to make the immigration system accessible to everyone through user-friendly technology, plain language legal information, and a national network of nonprofit immigration service providers.

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Citizenshipworks - Naturalization

About Naturalization
Citizenshipworks makes it easy to apply for citizenship. First, learn about how the naturalization process works. Next, take our basic Eligibility Screening to see if you might qualify. After you create your Citizenshipworks account, we will guide you through the application from start to finish.
How to Become a U.S. Citizen
Becoming a U.S. citizen using Citizenshipworks is easy and safe.

We are the only online naturalization service that guides you through the application process from start to finish. And we connect you with online or in-person help, if you need it.

Before you start, see the steps below.
  1. See if You Qualify
  2. Fill Out the Application (N-400)
  3. Send Your Completed Application
  4. Get Ready for the Interview
  5. Go to your Interview
  6. Your Citizenship Cermony

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Citizenshipworks - Find Legal Help

Find Legal Help


Legal Help Near You

The Citizenshipworks Network

Citizenshipworks will help you find a non-profit organization near you that is qualified to help you with your case. Once you find a local organization, you can sign up for workshops and walk-in events near you.

If there is no Citizenshipworks partner in your area, we will give you a list of non-profit legal help organizations near you, or organizations that offer online legal help.

Enter address or zip code--Click on 'Search' button


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