Becoming a Citizen

Helpful Websites

  • WelcometoUSA.gov
    Provides basic information on how to settle in the United States and how to become a citizen
  • CitizenshipWorks
    Learn about eligibility for naturalization and citizenship. Get help preparing for the naturalization tests.

Citizenship Resources at the Chicago Public Library

Citizenship Corners are CPL locations that feature larger collections of resources on immigration and U.S. citizenship.

  • Austin-Irving
  • Budlong Woods
  • Daley, Richard J.-Bridgeport
  • Dunning
  • Gage Park
  • Garfield Ridge
  • Mayfair
  • McKinley Park
  • Scottsdale
  • South Chicago
  • West Belmont
  • West Town

Citizenship Hubs are CPL locations that work with community organizations to offer English as a Second Language classes, citizenship workshops and more. They also offer a wide selection of materials on immigration and U.S. citizenship.

  • Back of the Yards
  • Bezazian
  • Brighton Park
  • Chicago Lawn
  • Chinatown
  • Edgewater
  • Harold Washington Library Center
  • Humboldt Park
  • Little Village
  • Lozano
  • Northtown
  • Portage-Cragin
  • Rogers Park
  • Sulzer Regional Library
  • Toman
  • Vodak-East Side
  • West Lawn
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