Citizenship Services


Free Citizenship Application Assistance

Are you a legal permanent resident (green card holder) who would like to have all the benefits and opportunities that U.S. citizenship provides?

Citizenship Provides:

  • Protection from deportation
  • The right to vote
  • Freedom to travel
  • Eligibility for federal employment and benefits
  • Family reunification opportunities (sponsor your family for green cards)
  • U.S. tax law benefits


Let us help you apply for citizenship!

We offer FREE citizenship application services to qualified applicants during our weekly citizenship workshops.

Workshop information can be found on our events calendar (link to events calendar). To make an appointment for one of our citizenship workshops, please leave a message on our hotline at (213) 251-3476 and your call be returned within one business day.


What To Bring To Your Citizenship Appointment

What are the Requirements? To apply for naturalization to become a U.S. citizen, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time you file the application
  • Have been a lawful permanent resident for the past three or five years (depending on which naturalization category you are applying under)
  • Have continuous residence and physical presence in the United States
  • Be able to read, write, and speak basic English
  • Demonstrate good moral character
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government
  • Demonstrate a loyalty to the principles of the U.S. Constitution
  • Be willing to take the Oath of Allegiance.


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P.O. Box 15095, Los Angeles, CA 90015
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