Citizenship

Citizenship Classes at the Library

Prepare for the citizenship test with citizenship classes provided by Mano a Mano Family Resource Center on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm in Classroom B. 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