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Are You a U.S. Citizen?

This article is for individuals who are in the custody of DHS and who have been placed in removal, exclusion, deportation or other immigration proceedings. If you are in expedited removal, reinstatement of removal or administrative removal proceedings, this booklet will help you understand whether you have a claim to U.S. citizenship, but to understand the proceedings you are in, you should also read the materials called "What To Do If You Are In Expedited Removal Or Reinstatement Of Removal."

Beware of Dishonest Immigration Consultants

Information about the practices of scam artists preying upon immigrants seeking assistance in obtaining legal residence, work authorization, or citizenship has risen dramatically in recent years. Many unscrupulous consultants claim that they are attorneys or that they have close connections to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Others use titles such as notary public or notario to deceive people into believing that they are lawyers.

Do You Qualify to Stay in the US?

This interview on immi.org helps you to understand your immigration options. It has questions about qualifying for a way to stay in the United States. It does not screen for all the ways to stay. It asks about your eligibility for: family-based immigration, humanitarian options (asylum, Temporary Protected Status, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status), U or T visas for victims of crime or trafficking, VAWA for abused family of citizens and green card holders, and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

How to Get Legal Status Through Your Family Member

This article is for people who are in the custody of DHS who want to know if their family members legally in the U.S. can help them get legal status in the U.S.

Immigrant Women and Abuse

If you are an immigrant to the United States, and you are a victim of domestic violence or rape, here are some suggestions we hope will help you.

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

This handbook gives a good overview of U.S. laws that affect immigrants, especially as they apply to young people.

Beware of Dishonest Immigration Consultants

Information about the practices of scam artists preying upon immigrants seeking assistance in obtaining legal residence, work authorization, or citizenship has risen dramatically in recent years. Many unscrupulous consultants claim that they are attorneys or that they have close connections to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Others use titles such as notary public or notario to deceive people into believing that they are lawyers.

Immigrant Women and Abuse

If you are an immigrant to the United States, and you are a victim of domestic violence or rape, here are some suggestions we hope will help you.

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

This handbook gives a good overview of U.S. laws that affect immigrants, especially as they apply to young people.

Your Rights and Responsibilities As A Permanent Resident

Being a permanent resident is a "privilege" and not a "right." The U.S. government can take away your permanent resident status under certain conditions. You must maintain your permanent resident status if you want to live and work in the United States and become a U.S. citizen one day. In this section, you will learn what it means to be a permanent resident and how you can maintain your permanent resident status.

Are You a U.S. Citizen?

This article is for individuals who are in the custody of DHS and who have been placed in removal, exclusion, deportation or other immigration proceedings. If you are in expedited removal, reinstatement of removal or administrative removal proceedings, this booklet will help you understand whether you have a claim to U.S. citizenship, but to understand the proceedings you are in, you should also read the materials called "What To Do If You Are In Expedited Removal Or Reinstatement Of Removal."

Are You Eligible to Apply for Citizenship?

This website provides easy-to-use online tools to help low and moderate-income individuals to answer important questions about their eligibility for naturalization, to better understand the naturalization process, and to prepare for the naturalization tests.

Case Status Service Online

If you have your application receipt number, you can check the status of your case online.

How to Get Legal Status Through Your Family Member

This article is for people who are in the custody of DHS who want to know if their family members legally in the U.S. can help them get legal status in the U.S.

Naturalization

Information on the requirements to become a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Your Rights and Responsibilities As A Permanent Resident

Being a permanent resident is a "privilege" and not a "right." The U.S. government can take away your permanent resident status under certain conditions. You must maintain your permanent resident status if you want to live and work in the United States and become a U.S. citizen one day. In this section, you will learn what it means to be a permanent resident and how you can maintain your permanent resident status.

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