Naturalization/Citizenship

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If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

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This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Use your application receipt number to check your case status online.

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Information on the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship, an overview of the naturalization process, and eligibility requirements.

Download your immigration forms online.

Recognizing that some applicants cannot pay the filing fees, USCIS established a fee waiver process for certain forms and benefit types.

You may file an appeal on some unfavorable decisions to the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).

Information about the test to become a citizen.

Easy-to-use flash cards and vocabulary lists.

By filing online you can submit and view certain benefit requests, receive electronic notification of decisions, and receive real-time case status updates.

Field Offices handle scheduled interviews on non-asylum related applications.

You can use this dictionary to quickly look up a definition or explanation for a topic.

About certificates of citizenship and passports.

The Attorney General's guide on avoiding scams targeting immigrants and their families in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

Everyone inside the U.S. has certain legal rights, regardless of your immigration status.

Local police can't hold you to be taken to immigration custody.

Immigration Equality's expert legal staff prepared and is proud to share this legal library so that LGBTQ immigrants, their loved ones and their representatives can find the accurate and relevant legal information they need.

There are many ways in which your immigration status - whether you"re a green card holder or undocumented - can impact your ability to get a job, go to college, or even remain in the United States.

Exceptions, accommodations, modifications to requirements.

The purpose of the SIJ program is to help foreign children in the United States who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.

During the naturalization interview, applicants will be asked up to 1 questions from the list of 1 questions in English.

Short lessons about the country's history and government.

Form fees, eligibility requirements, fee waiver eligibility, required documents, and mailing addresses vary depending on the form you are filing and why you are filing.

Check out these frequently asked questions to find your answer about TPS for Haitians.