Becoming a Citizen

Citizenship Resources at the Chicago Public Library

Citizenship resources are available at all CPL locations. Ask a librarian for help finding what you need.

Helpful Websites

Office of the Mayor
Works to improve services for Chicago’s immigrant communities.

Brainfuse: Job Seekers and Adult Learners
All of the resources you need to pass the United States citizenship test. Visit the Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Oversees legal immigration to the United States.

Learn about eligibility for naturalization and citizenship. Get help preparing for the naturalization tests.

The Citizenshipworks Network
Citizenshipworks will help you find a non-profit organization near you that is qualified to help you with your case. Find a local organization and sign up for workshops and walk-in events near you.

Illinois Legal Aid Online
Visit to Illinois Legal Aid Online to get help with immigration issues.

Helpful Books

Check out the books below and view all U.S. citizenship books available through CPL.

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