citizenship & naturalization services

Our Refugee Resettlement & Immigration Services department offers citizenship and naturalization services. Those who may qualify include:

  • United States FlagIndividuals who currently have a green card and have been in the United States for 4 years and 9 months or more; OR
  • 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 living with their United States citizen spouse.

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.

How We Can Help You Become a Citizen:

  • We provide naturalization services to people of all faiths
  • 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 Maryam Gazer at (858) 637-3245 or

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 classes and group tutoring in preparation for the citizenship test and interview for all English levels. The fee is $20 and includes a workbook and access to all classes, with the option of getting placed with a tutor at the end of the course.

For more information about citizenship classes and/or tutoring, contact Phil Taft-Dick at (858) 637-3366 or

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6160 Mission Gorge Rd.
Suite 207
San Diego, CA 92120

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