Lesson 1 U.S Citizenship Preparation Class


Join us for Lesson 1 of the U.S Citizenship Preparation Class! This class covers the class introduction and overview, exemptions to the English language test, a civics lesson including four test questions, and two reading and writing sentences.



USCIS Form N-400, Application for Naturalization –

General Eligibility Requirements –

Resources in Other Languages –
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Early Filing Calculator –


Fee Waiver Request –

Reduced Fee Request –

Current Processing Time for Your Field Office –

ESSA GROUP – That’s us! – www.essagroup.org

Free and low cost legal help –

Free and low cost legal help –

Find a local Citizenship or English class –

Help in Your Community –

FREE Help Filling Out the Form N-400 Application –
Citizenship Works – –
will help you fill out your application and connect you with free legal help if necessary. Please watch their one minute video here –

Free Study Guides from USCIS –


Civics Test Study Guide from USCIS –

English Test (READING and WRITING) Study Guide from USCIS –

Study Booklets from USCIS –

Practice Interviews to Print Out –
Have friends or family members give you a practice interview!!

10 Steps to Naturalization –

Exceptions and Accommodations –

OFFICIAL USCIS VIDEO – Becoming a U.S. Citizen: An Overview of the Naturalization Process –

OFFICIAL USCIS VIDEO – The USCIS Naturalization Interview and Test Video –

OFFICIAL USCIS VIDEO – A Promise of Freedom: An Introduction to U.S. History and Civics for Immigrants –

FREE Online English Lessons and Citizenship Class –

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this video is not legal advice, but general information on issues commonly encountered in immigration. Essa Group is not a law firm and is not a substitute for an attorney or law firm. Please see important links below:
For legal help or representation, please see here to check in with a free or low cost local immigration representative – and here –
Many community organizations and social service providers offer citizenship classes and assistance with the naturalization process. Please see here for more information –
AVOID SCAMS – The wrong help can hurt! – Don’t become a victim of immigration scams! If you need legal advice on immigration matters, make sure the person helping you is authorized to give legal advice. Only an attorney or an accredited representative working for a Department of Justice (DOJ) recognized organization can give you legal advice –



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