Programs and Classes

 

In-person programs and classes remain closed while COVID-19 restrictions are in place. We encourage you to take advantage of these virtual options. Click on the dates and links below to learn more details about each program.

 

Path to Citizenship

Join a representative from HIAS Immigration & Citizenship, a leader supporting immigrants for over 100 years, to learn about the journey from permanent resident (Green Card Holder) to U.S. citizen. Information about eligibility, N-400 applications, fees, medical exceptions, the interview and oath ceremony will be shared. The presentation will be followed by Q&A.

Virtual Programs
(in partnership with Mount Prospect Public Library)
Monday, August 30 | 6:30-7:30pmCDT (this event is presented in Spanish)
Programa virtual en Español


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): What’s It All About?

Join a representative from HIAS Immigration & Citizenship, a leader supporting immigrants for over 100 years, to learn about the history and current status of DACA, along with eligibility for initial and renewal applications. The presentation will be followed by Q&A.

Virtual Programs
(in partnership with Indian Trails Public Library)
Tuesday, August 3 | 6-6:45pm CDT (English)

Tuesday, August 3 | 7–7:45pm CDT (Spanish)

(in partnership with the Chicago Public Library)
Tuesday, August 17 | 6-6:45pm CDT (English)

Wednesday, August 18 | 6-6:45pm CDT (Spanish)


Mock Interviews

During your naturalization interview, an immigration officer will ask questions about your application and background, and give you a U.S. history, civics and English test. Join us for one-on-one practice to help you prepare for the interview.

Naturalization Interview Practice (via Zoom)
(in partnership with Arlington Heights Memorial Library)

July 21, August 18, October 20,  November 17,  December 15


Prepare to Become a U.S. Citizen

Prepare for your citizenship test in small, online group classes. Content includes speaking, reading and writing English, along with U.S. history and civics.

Citizenship Classes (via Zoom)

Tuesdays, June 1 - August 10 Class Full (in partnership with Arlington Heights Memorial Library)

Thursdays, September 2 - November 18, 2021 (in partnership with Indian Trails Public Library District)

 

For more information, contact Elana Boiskin, HIAS Outreach and Education Specialist or 847.745.5405.