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

2017 Citizenship Classes

Citizen applicants are tested on their knowledge of U.S. history and civics, and their ability to read, write, and speak in English. We offer FREE classes and group tutoring in preparation for the citizenship test and interview for all English levels. For more information about citizenship classes and/or tutoring, contact Alexandra Prades at (858) 637-3364 or

Convenient days and locations. Register in class! 

Class Location: Rancho San Diego Library
11555 Via Rancho San Diego, El Cajon, CA 92019
Schedule: Tuesday / Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm
Dates: 1/10/2017 to 3/16/2017
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Class Location: Bayside Community Center, Linda Vista
2202 Comstock St, Rm. 4, San Diego, CA 92111
Schedule: Wednesday / Friday, 9:00-11:00am
Dates: 1/11/2017 to 3/17/2017
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Class Location: Logan Heights Library
567 S 28th St, San Diego, CA 92113
Schedule: Tuesday / Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm
Dates: 1/11/2017 to 3/15/2017
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Class Location: Karen Organization, City Heights
5354 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92105
Schedule: Tuesday, 10:00am-12:00pm / Thursday, 11:00am-1:00pm Dates: 2/21/17 to 4/27/2017
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Class Location: Jewish Family Service
Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus - Community Service Building
8788 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 
Schedule: Tuesday / Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm
Dates: 2/28/17 to 5/4/2017 
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Class Location: Magnolia Adult Day Health Center
490 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020
Schedule: Monday / Thursday, 10:30am-12:00pm
Dates: 12/8/17 to 2/9/2017 
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Immigration Services
(858) 637-3245
8788 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Refugee Resettlement
(858) 637-3030
6160 Mission Gorge 
Suite 207
San Diego, CA 921203

(General Information)
(858) 637-3000

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

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8788 Balboa Avenue