citizenship & naturalization services

Application Services
Our 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 assistance with applying for fee waivers. Click here to see if you are eligible

For more information about filing an application, contact April Tra at (858) 637-3089 or

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 Celeste Caton at (858) 637-3364 or

Convenient days and locations. Register in class! 

National City Public Library
1401 National City Blvd., National City 91950 
Class #1: (Evenings) - Monday / Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm 
Class #2: (Mornings) - Wednesday / Thursday, 10:30am-12:30pm 
Chula Vista Public Library
389 Orange Avenue, Chula Vista 91911 
Schedule: Tuesday / Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm 
Logan Heights Public Library
567 South 28th Street, San Diego 92113 
Schedule: Tuesday / Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm 
Rancho San Diego Library*
11555 Via Rancho San Diego
El Cajon, CA 92019
Schedule:Tuesday / Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm
*Classes start Tuesday, December 5th

Back to Top>>

Stay Connected with JFS

Please leave this field empty


Immigration Services
(858) 637-3245
8788 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA
Send an email>>

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 

All communication is strictly confidential.


8788 Balboa Avenue