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Literacy and Immigrant Services Sign Downtown Central Library CROP SMThe Glendale Library, Arts and Culture department serves very diverse communities from different countries. We offer information and resources for immigrants to help them adapt to the U.S. culture and to help them understand the process of becoming a U.S. Citizen.

For more information about Library, Arts & Culture Literacy, ESL and Immigrant Services contact J. Guillermo Garcia at 818-973-7818 or email.

Find more information on the City of Glendale's Immigration webpage. Read More>


 

BOOKS at the LIBRARY

INFORMATION ONLINE

Immi
Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. Immi’s online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net. Available in English and Spanish.   Read More>

Legal Information Reference Center
Includes information about Getting a Green Card, Fiancé & Marriage Visas, Student & Tourist Visas and U.S. Citizenship. Choose the Immigration & Travel link. Glendale Library card required.   Read More>

WelcometoUSA.gov
Provides basic information on how to settle in the United States and how to become a citizen.   Read More>

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Find Help in Your Community
List of community organizations and social service providers who offer citizenship classes and assistance with the naturalization process.   Read More>

National Immigration Law Center
Know Your Rights information available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, Korean, Somali and Spanish.  Read More>


CITIZENSHIP INFORMATION & TEST PREPARATION
BOOKS at the LIBRARY

FREE CITIZENSHIP CLASSES at the Library Connection
Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Library Connection @ Adams Square
1100 East Chevy Chase Drive
Glendale, CA 91205

Learn the English, Civics, and History requirements to pass the test and become a United States Citizen! Students must have a green card. Cosponsored by the International Rescue Committee. Pre-registration required. Classes continue every Wednesday. To pre-register and for more information please contact Jonathan Fein Proaño, 818-937-2869 or Jonathan.Feinproano@rescue.org. Hablamos español.

INFORMATION ONLINE
Learning Express : Citizenship Test Practice
This interactive tutorial consists of the 100 civics questions found on the official naturalization test and is geared toward helping you achieve your best possible score. Glendale Library card required.   Read More>

Study Guides for the Citizenship Test
Citizenship test questions compiled in multiple languages by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network.   Read More>

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) : Citizenship Downloadable Test Materials

• Reading Vocabulary Flash Cards
• Writing Vocabulary Flash Cards
• Reading Test Vocabulary List
• Reading Test Vocabulary List (Large Print)
• Writing Test Vocabulary List
• Writing Test Vocabulary List (Large print)
• Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons
• Preparing for the Naturalization Test: A Pocket Study Guide
• 100 Civics Questions and Answers (English)
• 100 Civics Questions and Answers (Large Print)
• Civic Flash Cards (Spanish)

CitizenshipWorks
Citizenshipworks is a free online service that helps you apply for citizenship, step-by-step. We will tell you about any potential problems with your application and connect you to the expert help you need, either online or in person. We also tell you what other documents you need to submit, and what to expect after you apply. Read More>


LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

Catholic Charities Community Services
Glendale Community Center
4322 San Fernando Rd.
Glendale, CA 91204
(818) 409 – 3080
Emergency food, clothing, emergency assistance & case management, at-risk youth services, immigration and citizenship services. Refugee resettlement program. Food pantry. Spanish, Armenian, Farsi, French spoken. Read More>

International Refugee & Immigrant Service (IRIS)
3621 Brunswick Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90039
• Immigration and Citizenship Legal Services:
Tel: (323) 667-0489 ext. 112 (English, Armenian, Farsi)
Tel: (213) 819-1890 (Spanish)
Email
Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service (IRIS) provides gracious welcome, legal and social services to refugees and immigrants in Los Angeles, California. Read More>

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
625 N. Maryland Ave.
Glendale, CA 91206
(818) 550 – 6220
Email
IRC LA focuses on the immediate needs of refugees and asylees. IRC provide intensive case management services, job placement, financial literacy, immigration services, referrals to mainstream service providers and other support needed to help refugees achieve early self-sufficiency citizenship. Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Farsi, French, Russian and Spanish spoken. Read More>

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
1102 E. Chevy Chase Dr.
Glendale, CA 91205
(800) 433 – 6251 (Legal Assistance)
(800) 896-3203 (Health Consumer Center)

Provides free legal services to low income such as housing, immigration, labor, consumer, family and government benefits i.e.: food stamps, Social Security, Medicare, Medi-Cal related health care.  Read More>


IMMIGRATION LAW REFERRAL DIRECTORIES
 
National Immigration Legal Services Directory
The National Immigration Legal Services Directory is a joint project of the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net which includes nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services.  Read More>

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
The only legal association in the United States for immigration attorneys. More than 14,000 immigration lawyers are members of AILA.  Read More>

US Department of Justice: Recognition & Accreditation (R&A) Lists
List of recognized and accredited organizations and representatives approved by the US  Department of Justice.  Read More>

US Department of Justice: List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers
List of Pro Bono legal services compiled by the US Department of Justice.  Read More>