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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Naturalization and Citizenship issues in Pennsylvania.

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ImmigrationLawHelp.org - Pennsylvania Organizations

List of organizations in Pennsylvania from ImmigrationLawHelp.org offering assistance, counseling or representation in immigration issues.

Citizenship and Naturalization Based Forms

Link is to All Forms. Filter by category to display listing of Citizenship and Naturalization Based Forms from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. USCIS forms are always FREE to download on this site, or order by mail or phone at 1-800-870-3676.

File My Application Online (E-Filing)

This is a location where you can file certain application documents online with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Submitting your application online provides you with several benefits. Get helpful instructions and tips from USCIS as you complete your form using the secure online filing system, avoid common mistakes, and pay your fees online.

Forms Updates

This page from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services lists updates to USCIS forms as they are published, along with a brief explanation of the nature of the update.

Immigration Forms and Fees

Downloadable Immigration Forms from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Paying USCIS Filing Fees

Information on how you pay the filing fees (including biometrics and other fees) that are required to file many forms with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This will depend on whether you are inside or outside of the United States.

Federal Court Finder

Find a federal court location by location or court name, including appellate, district, bankruptcy, probation and pretrial office, or federal defender organization. Each District Court has its own local forms which are generally available on the Court website.

Green Card Based Forms

Link to "All Forms" page from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Filter by Category to list "Green Card-Based Forms". USCIS forms are always FREE to download on this site, or order by mail or phone at 1-800-870-3676.USCIS forms are always FREE to download on this site, or order by mail or phone at 1-800-870-3676.

How Do I Become a United States Citizen?

Information from the Erie County Bar Association on the requirements and procedure for becoming a citizen of the United States. (February 2019)

A Guide to Naturalization

This booklet from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services contains information about the Naturalization process. [PDF]

Citizenship and Naturalization

Information from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on obtaining U.S. citizenship through Naturalization, the process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a lawful permanent resident after meeting the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA); and Acquisition of Citizenship, through U.S. citizenship parents either at birth or after birth, but before the age of 18.

Citizenship for Military Personnel & Family Members

If you are a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for citizenship under special provisions provided for in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Learn how from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Citizenship Resource Center

The Citizenship Resource Center has a collection of helpful resources and free study materials for a variety of users including Immigrants who are interested in becoming U.S. citizens; Educators who play a critical role in preparing learners; and Organizations that are interested in supporting immigrants in becoming citizens.

How do I help my adopted child immigrate to the United States or become a U.S. citizen?

This consumer guide from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services explains three different ways to immigrate an adoptive child from overseas to become a lawful permanent resident or to become a U.S. citizen. [PDF] (March 2018)

I am the Child of a U.S. Citizen: Citizenship Through Parents

Information from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on how and when citizenship is obtained through your parents.

The Naturalization Interview and Test

Information and video from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on the test used to demonstrate that an applicant for citizenship is able to read, write, and speak basic English and has a basic knowledge of U.S. history and government.

Bringing Children, Sons and Daughters to Live in the United States as Permanent Residents

Information from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services about helping your child become a permanent resident of the United States.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services YouTube Channel

This is the official channel of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on YouTube. It contains an extensive collection of videos on Citizenship and Naturalization; E-Verify; Avoiding Immigration Fraud; and Human Trafficking Awareness.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Fact Sheets

Listing of Fact Sheets available from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Enforcement and Removal, Homeland Security Investigations and Management and Administration.

I-912, Request for Fee Waiver (Immigration Forms and Services)

This form from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services may be used to request a fee waiver (or submit a written request) for certain immigration forms and services based on a demonstrated inability to pay.

Naturalization Information for Military Personnel

If you are a member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for naturalization under special provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Brochure from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [PDF] (April 2018)

Naturalization Through Military Service

If you are serving or have served in the U.S. armed forces and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to apply for naturalization under special provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

immi

Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. The online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi was created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to increasing access to justice for low-income immigrants.

immi Learning Center

The immi learning center is your resource for learning about U.S. immigration and how to stay in the U.S. legally. Browse the glossary for basic terms and concepts. Or read more detail about common ways to stay in the U.S.

immi - Search for Legal Help

Immi helps immigrants in the U.S. understand their legal options. Our online screening tool, legal information, and referrals to nonprofit legal services organizations are always free to use. Immi works with legal aid organizations across the U.S. to connect immigrants to legal help. Enter your address or zip code to see a list of organizations in your area.

How to defend your own case/Como defender su propio caso

These self-help materials are designed for detainees to use in representing themselves when applying for some common forms of legal relief from removal. Please note they are written for detainees in Arizona and most were last updated in 2013, with support from the American College of Trial Lawyers Emil Gumpert Award. These publications are meant to provide useful basic information about immigration law and detention in removal in Arizona and were created in the course of the Florence Project’s work. Under no circumstances do they constitute legal advice.

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