Immigration and Citizenship Information

Local Assistance 

Free English Classes

The Stickney Forest View Public Library Thursdays at 6:15 pm

Free Citizenship Classes 

The Berwyn Public Library– Citizenship classes held every Wednesday from 5:00- 8:00 pm

Pav YMCA Berwyn– Citizenship classes held every Tuesday from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Check out a copy of Civics and Citizenship Toolkit: A Collection of Educational Resources for Immigrants

Also available in Spanish,  Bienvenido a los Estados Unidos de América: guía para inmigrantes nuevos

Take a practice citizenship test online at The Berwyn Library, through our Brainfuse Database. You may access this database at home with your Berwyn library card, or please come to the Reference Department on the lower level and a librarian will help you.

Helpful Websites 

Immi  A comprehensive website detailing immigration law and the different routes to citizenship. Offers assistance finding nonprofit legal assistance, offers latest information about DACA. You can sign up to receive the latest news updates regarding immigration law by text or email.

The Office of New Americans in Chicago, is dedicated to improving services for and engaging  Chicago’s diverse immigrant and refugee communities, through partnerships with many community organizations.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services the official website to becoming a US citizen

Citizenshipworks free online tool to help you determine your path to citizenship, also available in Spanish here