These organizations and resources can help provide assistance for immigrants and refugees as well as information on how to apply for United States citizenship.
Immigrant and Refugee Resources
These community organizations can help with employment training, translation services, legal assistance, and support groups.
- Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest – Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest serves refugees and immigrants in Snohomish and Island Counties and offers support in 40 languages. Their programs include support for employment and training, immigration and naturalization services, support to parents and schools, and interpretation and translation services.
- Northwest Immigrant Rights Project – Northwest Immigrant Rights Projects helps immigrants in Washington State navigate the United States immigrant system to obtain legal immigrant status. They provide direct legal services to immigrants, asylum-seekers, and refugees, regardless of immigration status.
- Snohomish County Immigrant and Refugee Services – Snohomish County has curated a list of websites that may be helpful to immigrants and refugees in Snohomish County. Some resources are available outside of Snohomish County.
- Immigration Law Help – Find legal assistance for immigrants around the United States. You can search by the kind of legal assistance needed, and also search for non-legal services such as ESL, health services, and social services.
- Washington Law Help – Washington Law Help has collected resources and articles about becoming a United States Citizen, public benefits for immigrants, health insurance, working in the United States, and more.
- Washington 211 – Dial 2-1-1 or search this website for support services for a wide variety of needs, including refugee resettlement services, immigrant/refugee support groups, immigrant/refugee employment services, and cash assistance programs.
Applying for U.S. Citizenship
Find out how to apply for citizenship by visiting these useful webpages from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
- Learn About Citizenship - The Learn About Citizenship page shares helpful links and information about pathways to citizenship, the naturalization process, and the naturalization interview and exam.
- Apply for Citizenship - Use this page to apply for citizenship online. You can also learn more about the forms you will need to fill out and accommodations that may be available to you.
- The 2020 Version of the Civics Test - This page will help you find out if you need to take the 2020 or 2008 version of the civics test as part of your citizenship application process.
- Find Study Materials and Resources - Access materials to help you study for the English and civics exams. Study resources are available in the following languages: English, Arabic, American Sign Language, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.