Immigration Publications

May 17, 2023

If you are a new immigrant seeking legal status as an American citizen, the U.S. Government Bookstore offers the following resources to help individuals prepare for U.S. citizenship.

Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants (Package of 100) is a comprehensive guide for new permanent residents. It contains practical information to help immigrants settle into everyday life in the United States and provides basic civics information that introduces new immigrants to the U.S. system of government. This publication is also available in single copies here.

Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos de America: Guia Para Inmigrantes Nuevos (Package of 50 Copies). Spanish-language edition of Welcome to the United States, A Guide for New Immigrants.

Preparing For The Naturalization Test: A Pocket Study Guide. Thinking about applying for naturalization? To become a naturalized U.S. citizen, you must pass the naturalization test. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provides this booklet with the civics test questions and answers and the reading and writing vocabulary to help you study.

Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test (English). There’s no better way to learn about the basics of preparing for the U.S. Naturalization test than these 100 questions and answers deck of flash cards. Whether you are an immigrant reviewing facts for the naturalization test or an American citizen that may want a refresher about the American government and history, this flash card set is a great educational tool. The Spanish-language edition is also available here.

Learn About the United States: Quick Civics Lessons will help you study for the civics and English portions of the naturalization test. It covers history and government questions on the test. For example, “What is the supreme law of the land in America?” This question and others are part of the updated civics flash cards to help you study for the U.S. Naturalization test.

Vocabulary Flash Cards For The Naturalization Test. These new reading Vocabulary Flash Cards help immigrants study for the English reading portion of the naturalization test. They contain all the words found in the English reading portion of the naturalization test. They can also be used in the classroom as an instructional tool for citizenship preparation or as a resource for self-study.


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