Tacoma Community House (TCH) is proud to offer its services to aspiring citizens thanks to a generous grant from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). With the USCIS funding, TCH’s team of Department of Justice (DOJ) accredited immigration specialists and trained instructors—in partnership with the Pierce County Library System—will prepare applicants for their naturalization and civics interview. Application assistance and citizenship classes are FREE (exclusions may apply). Participants must attend an information session at TCH prior to enrollment. Those seeking assistance only with the application process should call (253) 383-3951 to schedule an appointment.
Citizenship Classes Cover
• Questions for the naturalization exam
• Interview format & interview skills
• Fundamentals of American history
• Required vocabulary
• Foundations of democracy
Basic Eligibility Requirements*
• At least 18 years old
• Been a lawful permanent resident for the past 5 years
• Been living in the U.S. for 2.5 of the past 5 years
• Haven’t been outside the U.S. for 1 year or more
• Can read, write, and speak English
*Other conditions apply. More details provided at the information session.
Citizenship classes are offered weekday evenings and Saturday mornings in several locations around Puget Sound. Those who are interested in participating in citizenship classes MUST attend an information session at Tacoma Community House (1314 S. L Street, Tacoma, WA 98405) to determine eligibility. See calendar for information session dates and times.
Required: Please bring a photo ID/Driver License and Green Card (required) to the information session!
Questions? Contact Us:
Yana Cosme, Immigration Services Manager
Jesus Pinedo, B.I.A. Accredited Immigration Specialist