FREE Citizenship class at District 1199C, Begins Mar 3

Posted by District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund on January 28, 2020

FREE Citizenship Class at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund beginning March 3, 2020
— with FREE (or reduced) Citizenship Application Assistance:

Presented by HIAS PA, the Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network (P-CAN), and District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund; Funded by USCIS Citizenship & Integration Grant Program. (Student citizenship book and CD: $28.00)

Any legal permanent resident (LPR for 1 week or more!) with a valid “green card” is eligible for this program.  While the curriculum focuses on passing the naturalization test, it also supplies a strong foundation in ESL Civics for High Intermediate and above learners (the class is multi-level).  District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund is centrally located in Center City Philadelphia (Broad and Chestnut Streets) and is easily accessible by public transportation.

In this program, students will:

  • Meet with immigration attorneys to check eligibility for citizenship
  • Get help completing the N-400 application, the Fee Waiver I-912, and other USCIS forms
  • Receive 10 weeks of FREE intensive instruction [tutoring is available!]

And learn EVERYTHING necessary to:

  • pass the Civics test
  • pass the Naturalization Interview
  • become a US citizen!
  • PLUS improve English skills


  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9:30am: Information & Registration Session:
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 9:30am: English Assessment Test
  • Class Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30am – 12:00pm
  • Class starts: Thursday, March 12 — Completes: Thursday, May 21, 2020

Applicants must:

  • attend the Information/Registration session to be enrolled in the classes
  • bring Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) to the Information/Registration session
  • take both the English Assessment Entrance AND Exit Exams to be enrolled

Applicants must also:

  • be 18 years or older
  • have a valid Permanent Resident/Green Card
  • live in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware or Chester County
  • have basic English skills
  • have a clean criminal background

Apply online:

Complete the form, select “Citizenship” and click “SUBMIT”

Call 215-568-2580 or email

Immigration questions must be directed to Mary Clark, Esq. at

Flyer for classes:

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