Learn about how to become a U.S. citizen and find information about the naturalization process, including requirements, test, and interview.  Check out our list of resources below for all of your citizenship needs.  Select a tab to view and expand that set of resources. 

Visit the Citizenship Corner on the 2nd floor of the San Mateo Main Library to take free pamphlets, handouts, and study guides, or borrow our citizenship materials with your library card. 

Citizenship Resources
  1. Free Immigration Services
  2. Online Resources
  3. Printable Forms
  4. USCIS Steps to Naturalization

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Asian Law AllianceAsian Law Alliance
Asian Law Alliance, established in 1977, is a non-profit organization providing equal access to the justice system for Asian Pacific Islander and low-income populations in the Silicon Valley. Their mission is to provide legal counseling, community education and community organizing.  They promote self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and a better quality of life for all.

Bay Area Legal AidBay Area Legal Aid
Bay Area Legal Aid's San Mateo County Office provides free legal assistance to low-income domestic violence survivors in San Mateo County in the areas of family law, immigration law, housing law, and economic justice law. Bay Area Legal Aid assists in immigration issues faced by domestic violence survivors, such as Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo CountyLegal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Provides legal advice and counsel on civil matters to low income individuals, families and groups. Provide pro-bono immigration services to teen parents and their families who have been victims with assistance and representation on immigration applications such as VAWA, U-visa's, DACA, deportation defense, etc.