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Citizenship Inspired »
Multiple locations and dates
This popular program is offered by the Library to help pre-naturalized residents of Orange County prepare for the U.S. Naturalization Test. Visit the Citizenship Inspired page for a list of classes and programs connected with this project.
This service offers practice exams that cover history and civics questions for the citizenship exam. See: U.S. Citizenship Exam Preparation.
Practice for the U.S. Naturalization interview and test by getting help on topics like civics, speaking, reading and writing, and giving a great interview. This OCLS-created, interactive tutorial is designed to let you learn at your own pace. Enter your library card information and PIN to begin, then choose the Citizenship Inspired Tutorial.
These instructional videos from the Library’s online collection introduce different parts of the English language, including: pronouns, prepositions, adjectives, and more!
Get help with the citizenship exam from an online tutor using this service. Tutors are available between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m. Also find online resources in the SkillsCenter Resource Library, which is accessible 24/7.
Constitution for iPhone and iPod Touch
This free iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad application is a simple way to browse or study the United States Constitution. The citizenship exam includes questions about this important document.
iTunes | Website
U.S. Citizenship Test Trainer
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test and interview anytime, anywhere, with this free Android application! It contains all 100 questions, and allows you to enter your zip code for location dependent answers.
Google Play | Website
These DVDs will help you prepare for the United States Citizenship exam. Check out the Citizenship, Interactive series, which is available in different languages.
Learn about the advantages of being an American citizen and review history and civics questions for the exam.
Find books and DVDs that include instructions and assistance for the green card or visa application process.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
This page is the official website of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) within the Department of Homeland Security. This agency manages immigration to the United States. Public use immigration forms are available through this website.
Use the online InfoPass service to schedule appointments with an Immigration Information Officer. This website is available in English, Spanish, and other languages.
U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs
This program makes 55,000 visas available through a lottery to eligible persons in countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. This website provides an overview of the program, instructions, and other necessary information.
This website ( travel.state.gov) provides information and services for international travel to and from the United States. Find information about passports, visas, and legal issues for Americans traveling abroad.
The official source of information about U.S. visa policy and procedures.
Other U.S. Agencies
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice. This website provides an overview of EOIR and access to electronic documents concerning U.S. federal immigration law.
This government website provides information about employment opportunities, tracking changes in employment, health care benefits, retirement, strengthening free collective bargaining, prices, and other national economic measurements.