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Citizenship & Immigration
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Citizenship and Immigration

Welcome to the County of Los Angeles Citizenship information page. We have assembled many different types of information to help you navigate the process of becoming a citizen of the United States. Clicking the boxes below will link you to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website.

Here are links to online resources, library databases and materials from our catalog. Library databases are available to you free of charge with your library card. Clicking on any of the links under Online Resources will take you away from the library's website to different websites with valuable information to help you.

Citizenship & Immigration Resources

Office of Immigrant Affairs
LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs
LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs website is a guide to immigration resources and immigrant rights. Users can access legal resources, learn how to file immigration fraud claims, and learn about their path to citizenship.

Office of Immigrant Affairs
The California Department of Social Services
The CDSS funds qualified non-profits to provide free legal services for low-income individuals. The following organizations provide DACA renewal assistance. Assistance with USCIS DACA renewal filing fees may also be available. Services are not guaranteed. You must contact the organization directly to inquire about service availability. List of approved non-profits.

¡Protégete!…¡Ciudadanía Ya!
Eligible legal permanent residents (LPRs) in Los Angeles County can use this site to apply for citizenship, find trustworthy naturalization services, and locate citizenship workshops throughout Los Angeles County.

CitizenshipWorks provides easy-to-use online tools to help low and moderate-income individuals to prepare for the naturalization process and tests.
Citizenship Resource Center
USCIS Citizenship Resource Center
Provides learners, teachers, and organizations with a one-stop resource for locating citizenship preparation materials and activities.
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Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles provides legal services and education to individuals, especially those who speak little or no English.
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Ya es Hora Citizenship Campaign
ya es hora is an historic non-partisan Latino civic participation campaign that links naturalization to voter participation and Census enumeration.
Immigration Advocates
Immigration Advocates
The Immigration Advocates Network Nonprofit Resource Center provides free web-based tools and resources for nonprofit immigration advocates, organizers and service providers.

Library Databases

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Learning Express Test Prep
Practice tests and exam preparation for U.S. Citizenship. Includes guide to getting your Green Card. Icon's Adult Education and Career Center
Live tutors are available to help with Citizenship preparation. Help is available in English and Spanish.
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Mango Languages
Online language-learning has English language courses for speakers of 15 different languages. Learn on the go with the Mango Mobile app for iPhone and Android. More information here.
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Powerspeak Languages
Learn English for Spanish-speakers and Chinese-speakers through a series of stories, activities and innovative learning tools.
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Legal Information Reference Center
Provides access to legal reference books on a variety of subjects including how to become a U.S. citizen.

Books and more

Click the links below to find items in our libraries that will provide information on the citizenship exam in different languages.

citizenship in a bag
Citizenship-in-a-Bag contains a large variety of educational materials and useful handouts to learn more about the United States and prepare for the naturalization process.

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Leamos The County of Los Angeles Public Library offers a free, pre-ESL literacy course that teaches Spanish-speaking adults how to read and write in Spanish.

Citizenship Exam Materials in English
Search the library's catalog for citizenship test materials in English.
Citizenship Exam Materials in Spanish
Vea materiales de estudio en español para el examen de ciudadania, en el catálogo de la biblioteca.
Citizenship Exam Materials in Chinese