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Citizenship Resources


Resources through the BPL​​

Legal Information Reference Center

Available online with your Bloomfield Public Library card (some titles can also be requested through the BCCLS Library catalog).  Gives access to full text NOLO guides, including: U.S. Immigration Made Easy, Becoming a U.S. Citizen, and Fiance & Marriage Visas.

Literacy Volunteers of America
LVA has an office in the Bloomfield Public Library.  Call them directly at 973-566-6200, extension 217 or 225.  LVA recruits and trains volunteer tutors; pre-tests, post-tests, and instructs adult students; provides continued in-service training to tutors; provides peer group seminars for students and tutors; and provides ongoing communication with the community it services.  LVA provides supervision and continued training to volunteers and professional staff through a systematic process of communication, observation and evaluation.

Educational Resources - from Literacy Volunteers of America
The Literacy Volunteers of America (Essex & Passaic counties) has compiled a collection of educational resources for adults who would like to get their GED, obtain scholarships, or find assistance to their journey of lifelong learning.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes

Public Resources


NJ Office of New Americans

The Office of New Americans (ONA) in the Department of Human Services supports new Americans through outreach and education, and works on priorities to build trust, improve access to social services, workforce development and employment services, and legal services for immigrants. The ONA seeks to increase accessibility to State programs available to new Americans, including those who speak languages other than English. The ONA also serves as a resource for other state agencies to amplify education and outreach on state initiatives and programs to ensure they reach all new American communities in our state.

USCIS website

Find forms, check your case status, schedule an appointment at your local USCIS office.

Before filing, confirm you are using the latest updated version of the form and the latest filing fee.

Civics and Citizenship Toolkit

Provided by US Citizenship and Immigration Services, this online toolkit contains a variety of educational materials designed to help permanent residents learn more about the United States and prepare for the naturalization process.

Citizenship Resource Center 

USCIS one stop citizenship corner with practice tests, forms and more information.


Application for Citizenship

Form N-400

USCIS Learners

Naturalization is an important milestone in the path toward U.S. citizenship. The decision to apply for citizenship is a very personal one. To help you prepare, USCIS has developed a variety of educational resources. In this section, you will find information on eligibility and testing, the application process, and study materials.


You can also learn more about citizenship rights and responsibilities and find a free information session in your area.


USCIS Publications:


USCIS Field Office Locator

NOTE: USCIS field offices do not allow walk-ins. You must have an appointment to visit an office.

The nearest USCIS Field Office to Bloomfield Public Library is:

Peter Rodino Federal Building

970 Broad Street

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 776-3274

Find the nearest Field Office to you:

The Application Support Office in this area is in Elizabeth, NJ

(biometrics, background checks):

USCIS Application Support Center, 285 North Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07208.

A public website with forums and guides that is useful for anyone going through the Visa process. is a nonprofit that provides free immigration services for Work Permits, DACA, and Citizenship.


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