citizenship & naturalization services

United States FlagOur Refugee Resettlement Department offers citizenship and naturalization services. Those who may qualify include:

  • Individuals who currently have a green card and have been in the United States for 5 years or more
  • Individuals who currently have a green card who married a United States citizen and have been in the United States for 3 years or more

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Benefits of Becoming a Citizen
How JFS Can Help
Citizenship Tutoring

What are the Benefits of Becoming a Citizen?

  • Protecting your family from possible deportation
  • The right to vote
  • The ability to bring other family members to the U.S.
  • Traveling with a U.S passport.
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How We Can Help You Become a Citizen:

  • We provide naturalization services to people of all faiths
  • For $70, we will complete and send the N-400 (application for Citizenship) or N-600 (application for Citizen Certification)
  • We provide classes to prepare for the USCIS Citizenship Interview
  • We provide classes and information for the Civics, English, and Writing Tests

For more information about filing an application, contact Kate Clark at (858) 637-3359 or katec@jfssd.org.

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Citizenship Tutoring

Applicants are tested on their knowledge of U.S. history and civics and their ability to read, write, and speak in English. We offer low-cost group tutoring in preparation for the citizenship test and interview for all English levels. The fee is $10 and includes a workbook and access to all tutoring sessions. The group meets every Wednesday from 9:00–10:30am.

For more information about citizenship tutoring, contact Phil Taft-Dick at (858) 637-3366 or philtd@jfssd.org.

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Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA  92123

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