Citizenship Preparation Classes

Our “New and Improved” Citizenship Class will be held Tuesday, October 5, Wednesday, October 6 and Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Joan M. Breisch Adult Learning Center in West Lawn.  Participants must attend all three sessions in person.

Registration for Citizenship Preparation Classes is required. Please call the Literacy Council at 610.670.9960 to register for the class, or email Pat Rittenhouse. Participants will be asked to fill out registration forms when they come to class.

INFORMATION COVERED IN CLASSES:
– The process, fees, and application for citizenship (including information about the N-400 form, fingerprinting, and photographs for USCIS)
– English proficiency practice                                                                                                                                                 – Basic American history and government needed for the USCIS interview, using the 100 standard questions and answers used in the USCIS interview
– A video of USCIS interviews, showing what is expected of the applicant in reading, writing, understanding, and speaking English for the USCIS interview
– Location of the Naturalization Ceremony

ELIGIBILITY FOR CITIZENSHIP
1. Applicant must be at least 18 years old;
2. Applicant must have been a lawful permanent resident of the United States for a continuous five-year period;
3. Applicant must be able to read, write, and speak basic English;
4. Applicant must have knowledge of U.S. history and government;
5. Applicant must be a person of good moral character — for example, one who has paid his/her taxes and not have been convicted of a serious crime.

Citizenship Resources:

Do you need information about naturalization? Do you qualify? Do you need help studying?

Check these sites for assistance:

United States Bureau of Citizenship & Immigration Services (Govt.).
o Find out about new or changed government rules and regulations.
o Check your eligibility, study for the test, or practice your English.

Citizenship Study Guide