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Becoming a U.S. Citizen
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Information
Applicants for citizenship must pass an examination that contains reading and writing portions.
Components of the Exam
Applicants are given three chances to read and write a sentence in correct English.
A testing officer will dictate a sentence in English; applicants must be able to write the sentence.
Applicants must read aloud a sentence in English.
A civics exam will be administered. Applicants are required to correctly answer at least six out of ten questions chosen from a master list of 100 questions on civics and history.
Practice the Citizenship Test
- Practice the citizenship test online as well as hundreds of academic and professional exams.
- This free, self-paced preparation course is designed to help anyone prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Test. The resource includes interactive drills, quizzes, and videos.
Helpful Citizenship Information
Civics and Citizenship Study Materials
- Flash cards, sample citizenship test questions, a Citizen's Almanac, and other materials can be downloaded from USCIS to help you study for the exam
Guide to Naturalization
- Essential information on citizenship and the naturalization process from USCIS
Local Citizenship Classes
- Current information on classes in the DFW Metroplex
Study for the U.S. Citizenship Test
- Test guide provided by the Metro North Adult Education Program
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
- Everything prospective citizens need, including forms, information on regulations, and educational materials
Check the Wiki
for a current list of classes. Free classes are available by appointment from:
Catholic Charities of Dallas
4009 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75226
P: (214) 826-8330
The Community Information Wiki lists other locations offering classes.
ESL & Language Learning