- Go to N-400 pdfs for practice scripts based on the N-400 Application of Naturalization.
- Go to Citizenship by the Month for more commemoration, event, and holiday resources.
- Go to Citizenship by Language for Citizenship Resources organized by language.
- Go to Citizenship by Country for Citizenship Resources organized by country or origin.
- Go to More for more citizenship resources.
- Check back for updates!
USCIS: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (10 quick links)
- USCIS.gov: The Official Website of the Department of Homeland Security
- USCIS.gov/es: Sitio web oficial del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional
- N-400: Application for Naturalization
- Citizenship Resource Center: Educational Tools and Info for Citizenship Prep
- Study Materials for the English Test: the Speaking, Reading, and Writing tests
- Study Materials for the Civics Test: The 100 US Civics and History Questions
- USCIS Multilingual Resources: USCIS Resources in languages other than English.
- Preparing the Oath: A joint resource of the Smithsonian National American History Museum and the USCIS. A collection of mini-videos, activities, and quizzes for each of the 100 question. BEST! RESOURCE! EVER!
- Oath of Allegiance - Constitution Week 2013 (video): The Oath of Allegiance recited by #newUSCitizens at Oath Ceremonies across America. Very inspirational!
- Also check out USCIS and USCIS Español on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
ESL, CITIZENSHIP, CIVICS, and HISTORY RESOURCES
American English at State: About the U.S.A.
About the U.S.A. is an American Studies reader that examines the customs, government, and history of the United States of America.
American English at State: Celebrate! Holidays in the USA
This book discusses the ten federally-recognized holidays in the United States, as well as many celebratory days and heritage months. Download as an e-book or as individual PDF chapters.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Vote
APIAVote is a national nonpartisan organization that works with partners to mobilize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in electoral and civic participation.resources and voting rights videos
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Ben's Guide is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government. Check out the Master level Learning Adventures.
Cambridge Ventures Arcade: Citizenship
Prepare for the citizenship. Includes not only 100qs and spelling, but good N-400 vocabulary practice. Great N-400 vocabulary and 100 Civics/History questions practice! For ESL, focus on the PERSONAL INFORMATION section for each level. Requires FLASH.
CCSF: Best, OK, and Worst Citizenship Interview Strategies
50+ videos of mock interviews and interview strategies.
CDLP: Adult Learning Activities: Law and Government
Read and listenn to short stories about law and government based on the news.
The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning: ALRC: Citizenship
Several important publications: Citizenship Educator Orientation Packet, Citizenship Resource List, and Online Student Practice Quizzes, and more. A must for teachers!
This website will help you to understand the naturalization process and prepare for the naturalization tests. Info in 中文, Tiếng Việt, Español, and English. Mobile iPhone app; Android app
CLINIC: The Citizenship Test Guide
Free downloadable Citizenship guide and audio file (login req'd).
CLINIC: "Miguel's Naturalization Interview"
Free downloadable graphic novel about a citizenship interview.
CLINIC: Citizenship for Refugee Elders
This handbook contains information on how to create and maintain a citizenship program for older refugee immigrants. Included in the book are issues of teaching this population and teaching ideas and materials.
CUNY Citizenship Now! Exam Preparation Handbook
Provides valuable information and tools to help prepare you for the citizenship test.
EasyAlgebra1: Citizenship Test
4 videos by Patricia Phillips which reviews Reading, Writing, Civics material for the Citizenship Interview.
ELCivics.com: Civics Lessons and EL Civics for ESL Students
Learn Civics and ESL with pictures and easy words.
Evangelicals for Social Action: As the Citizen Among Us: Loving the Immigrant as Ourselves
ESA’s free small group study guide on immigration and civil rights
Elizabeth Claire's Easy English News: US Constitution in Simple English
A free digital download of the US Constitution with a side-by-side translation in Simple English
Eyeball Interactive Learning Solutions: Citizenship Study Guide
Activities in English and Spanish with audio. Focused on the 100 civics Questions. News about Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees
GCIR has assembled collections of immigrant- and refugee-related resources on the following subtopics: Children, Youth, and Families, Demographic Data, Economy, Education, Enforcement & Detention, Health, LGBT, Refugees, and Women.
HIAS: Citizenship Prep Materials
Study guides for the U.S. citizenship test are available in six languages: Arabic, Nepali, Serbo-Croatian/Bosnian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese
History Channel: Citizenship Quiz
This quiz is based on the USCIS Civics and History 100 Questions.
Download iAmerica's free Citizenship and DACA Guides in English and Spanish, including Guía de la Ciudadanía and Guide to Citizenship. Login required.
I Am An Immigrant
June 1st begins Immigrant Heritage Month 2017 and the ‘I Am An Immigrant’ campaign is launching ‘I Stand With Immigrants’, a brand new year-long initiative that provides new avenues to take in support of immigrants.
Many resources for DACA and undocumented immigrants in English and Spanish. Check out their Know Your Rights Guides.
ILRC: Annotated N-400 and Translations in Spanish and Other Languages
This is an outstanding collection translations of the N-400 by the The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and its partners.
ILRC: RED CARDS: Know Your Rights
The ILRC’s Red Cards help people assert their Constitutional rights and defend themselves in many situations, such as when ICE agents go to a home. Includes SP / CH / HM / AR / KR
ImmigrantInfo.org has maintains an in-depth, searchable database of current ESL and citizenship classes in Santa Clara County, CA.
Jones Library Citizenship Resources
Check out the Jones Library free, downloadable Citizenship Guide (pdf and audio).
Julie Pittman: NEW 2016 Naturalization Practice Playlist
8 videos review the N-400 section by section. Updated June 25, 2016. Great Job, Julie Pittman!
Lessons on American Presidents
Ready-To-Print Handouts, MP3s & Online Quizzes about all 44 US Presidents by Sean Banville
ListenandReadAlong: USCitizenship Test Material
AS the announcer reads the USCIS M638: Study Booklet: Learn About the United States Quick Civics Lessons, the words are highlighted!
MLC: Study for the U.S. Citizenship Self-Study Course
This course will help you study for the United States Naturalization (Citizenship) Test.
New Americans Campaign
The New Americans Campaign is a diverse nonpartisan national network of respected immigration organizations that assists aspiring citizens navigate the path to becoming new Americans.
New Readers Press: News for You 2016 Voting Guide
This guide explains why every vote counts. It describes a voter's rights and responsibilities plus the U.S. election process. An excellent resource!
This collection of resources will help you design and implement instruction to help immigrants pass the USCIS Naturalization Test, often called the "Citizenship Test."
Quia: Citizenship Teacher
Civics, Reading, and Writing activities.
REEPWorld: Citizenship Resources
Nice collection of links to citizenship resources.
Rong-Chang: American Culture and Customs
100+ Short stories and audio plus vocabulary, comprehension, cloze, and dictation exercises
Spelling City: US Citizenship
Great activities to practice citizenship writing vocabulary.
Study for the US Citizenship Test Study Guide by Charles LaRue
Other State Guides: Arizona, Delaware, Connecticut, Florida, Virginia
Telemundo: Examen de ciudadanía en español e inglés
Podrás revisar las 100 preguntas más comunes que te pueden hacer, y las respuestas correctas.
USA Learns is a free website that helps adults learn English online. Check out their Mobile Apps.
US Citizenship Podcast
A daily blog of Citizenship resources and news with a special emphasis on N-400 practice.
uscitizenpod: Recursos de Ciudadanía en Español
Recursos y información y sobre el proceso de naturalización para convertirse en ciudadano. PDF
uscitizenpod on YouTube
100+ videos from US Citizenship Podcast. Students practice citizenship interviews and the 100 questions.
U. S. Citizenship Teachers
This site is designed as a place where teachers of U.S. citizenship classes can download and exchange resources such as powerpoints, and printable activities (worksheets, games, and more). Email webmaster@USCitizenshipTeachers.org
VOA News Blog: All About America
Exploring American culture, history and ideals, as well as places of interest in the United States
VOA Learning English: Making of a Nation
The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States. Each report tells how the country and its people have developed. Also available as a podcast.
VOA Learning English: This is America
This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States. Also available as a podcast.
WelcometoUSA.gov IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
USCIS Naturalization Test Study Materials plus literacy directory
Welcoming America is proud to support the many diverse communities and partners who are leading efforts to make their communities more vibrant places for all.
Ya Es Hora: Guia Para La Ciudadania
Free downloadable Citizenship guide in English and Spanish
MORE CIVICS RESOURCES
Google Cultural Institute: The White House
Take a 360-degree virtual tour and explore the art and furnishings of the White House.
History Channel: Ellis Island
For over 60 years, Ellis Island was the gateway for millions of Americans to the United States. Explore the legacy of this symbol of American immigration.
The iCivics games place students in different civic roles and give them agency to address real-world problems and issues.
The National Archives: The Declaration of Independence
Learn more about the Declaration of Independence and the Anglo-American Charters of Freedom.