Citizenship

Citizenship Classes at the Library

Prepare for the citizenship test with citizenship classes provided by Mano a Mano Family Resource Center on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm. No registration necessary.

Immigration Legal Assistance from Certified Agencies in Lake County

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago

Bernardin Center
671 S. Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
847-782-4225
1:30pm-4:00pm

The Hispanic American Community Education & Services (HACES)

641 Lorraine Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
847-244-0300

RefugeeOne

1020 Glen Flora, Suite 204
Waukegan, IL 60085
847-244-4342

Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

6 E. Main St
Round Lake Park, IL 60073
Appointments also available in Zion office
English: 847-201-1521
Spanish: 847-201-1522

National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC)

YWCA Gurnee
1425 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 180
Gurnee, IL 60031
312-660-1370

 

Benefits of Citizenship

When you become a citizen, you can:

  • Become eligible for more college scholarshipsBenefits of Citizenship Scholarships Book
  • Run for public office
  • Become eligible for government jobs
  • Travel abroad for as long as you would like
  • Sponsor family members for green cards
  • Your children under age 18 in your custody automatically become citizens