It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
New Americans Corner: Home
New Americans Corners are dedicated spaces in our libraries where immigrants can find information and resources to become U.S. citizens..
Preparing for the Citizenship Test
Documents and Forms to get started
To apply for naturalization, you will need to file the N-400, Application for Naturalization. You can print it or file it online using the links below.
Mango boasts over 70 languages, including dialectical variants and English lessons for non-native speakers. Offerings include common languages as well as more unique ones, including Pirate! Mango continues to grow the languages offered and is currently developing courses in American Sign Language. Focusing not only on the words to be spoken but also on cultural nuances, the lessons are self-paced and most learners finish one unit in about three months with daily study.
In-depth information about colleges, universities, and careers with standardized test preparation, tuition assistance tools, certification exams, and advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking. Includes U.S. Citizenship Practice Tests.
The following organizations are local to Maryland or the Delmarva Peninsula. Visit their website for more information. Worcester County Library will not and does not provide any legal advice.
The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) empowers people from different cultures to become successful and engaged members of our community, offering immigration legal services at little or no cost to qualifying candidates.
La Esperanza is a bicultural and bilingual multi-service nonprofit agency in Sussex County, Delaware that provides free culturally and linguistically appropriate programs and services in the areas of family development, immigration, victim services, and education for Hispanic adults, children, and families.
The mission of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is to work with and educate immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.
Everything you need to become a naturalized U.S. citizenThe sooner a green card holder becomes a U.S. citizen, the sooner he or she gains a host of benefits: the right to vote and apply for certain federal jobs, faster immigration for family, protection against deportation or new anti-immigration legislation, and more. But the application process itself can be long and confusing--and at worst, create a risk of deportation. With Becoming a U.S. Citizen, you can save months, or even years, and avoid complications. Learn how to: make sure you are eligible for citizenship understand the risks and rewards of applying fill out application forms study for the citizenship exam interview successfully, and deal with any setbacks. Becoming a U.S. Citizen also shows you how to ask for a reduced fee or take advantage of special exceptions if you have a disability, are in the military, or are the spouse of a U.S. citizen. The 10th edition is updated with the latest laws, procedures, and government policies. It includes sample forms, handy checklists, and a study guide to the citizenship exam.
USCIS Naturalization Test 2017 100 Civics Questions Current for 2017 Easy "5 Questions at a Time" Format Progress Quizzes Links to current U.S. Representatives, Senators, Governors, and State Capitals Written by Experienced, Credentialed ESL Citizenship Instructors Best Quality Study Guide for the Money If you only need to study for the 100 Civics Questions for the United States Citizenship and Naturalization Interview, then CITIZENSHIP BASICS 2017: 100 Questions is the best choice. Study 5 questions at a time for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Test yourself after every 20 questions with a progress quiz. Includes links to learn your U.S. Representative, Senators, Governor, and state capital.
USCIS Naturalization 2017 100 Civics Questions in Spanish and English Current for 2017 Easy to read, side by side format Inexpensive and Useful Links to current U.S. Representatives, Senators, Governors, and State Capitals Written by Experienced, Credentialed ESL Citizenship Instructors Best Quality Study Guide for the Money If you only need to study for the 100 Civics Questions for the United States Citizenship and Naturalization Interview and you need Spanish translations, then CITIZENSHIP BASICS 2017: 100 Questions in Spanish is the best choice.
The ultimate green card guide The U.S. immigration system is an enormous bureaucracy, so it's vital that you understand it before attempting to apply for a green card. Making a mistake can lead to delays and hassles or even ruin your chances for success. How to Get a Green Card provides everything you need to know about qualifying for permanent U.S. residence if you don't have an employer sponsoring you. Find out how to work with U.S. officials and prepare and present the right documents at the right time to get a green card through: parents, siblings, or adult children a U.S. spouse or fiancé green card lotteries (diversity visa) political asylum or refugee status a U visa for crime victims, or another category you might qualify for. The 14th edition covers new travel restrictions, public charge rules requiring more proof of income and health insurance coverage, changes to asylum eligibility, the wind-down of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and other new restrictions and procedural changes. It also includes samples of all the key application forms.
Green cards, visas, and more: What every immigrant needs to know Want to live, work, or travel in the United States? U.S. Immigration Made Easy has helped tens of thousands of people get a visa, green card, or other immigration status. You'll learn: whether you and your family qualify for a short-term visa, permanent U.S. residence, or protection from deportation how to obtain, fill out, and submit the necessary forms and documents insider strategies for dealing with bureaucratic officials, delays, and denials ways to overcome low income and other immigration barriers, and how to select the right attorney. U.S. Immigration Made Easy provides detailed descriptions of application processes and helps you avoid traps that might destroy your chances. There's also an immigration eligibility self-quiz, which helps you match your background and skills to a likely category of visa or green card. The 20th edition is completely updated to cover recent legal changes owing to the new presidential administration, as well as the latest on DACA. This book does not cover naturalization. If you're interested in U.S. citizenship, see Nolo's Becoming a U.S. Citizen.