April 15 is National American Sign Language Day, commemorating the opening of the first school for the deaf in the U.S in 1817. #NationalASLDay 2022 is of particular importance for deaf immigrants who want to go through the naturalization process to become an American citizen. USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) offers naturalization resources in different accessible formats, including videos with naturalization information in sign language and with subtitles.
USCIS accessible naturalization resources and study guides include:
Naturalization Materials In Sign Language
This video from USCIS provides a description of the naturalization process, in American Sign Language. Included is a description of the general eligibility requirements, filing an application, the interview and the oath ceremony.
Citizenship Resources In Other Languages
USCIS offers naturalization study materials and resources in other languages including Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Applicants may take the civics test in the language of their choice.
USCIS has text-only versions of the civics questions and answers, and English reading and writing vocabulary words for the naturalization test. These text-only versions can be used with screen enlargers, screen readers, refreshable Braille displays, and most other accessibility products.
If you want to become a U.S. citizen through naturalization, it’s best to consult an experienced immigration lawyer who can review your case and help you avoid any naturalization pitfalls.
Oak Brook Naturalization and Citizenship Attorney
To ensure that every step of your naturalization application to become an American citizen is correctly completed and provides the best opportunity for a successful outcome, a skilled immigration attorney can put their experience to work for you to achieve your American Dream. If you need help with an immigration issue, please contact our office at 630-912-0322. Godoy Law Office serves the entire Chicago, Illinois area including DuPage, Cook, Kane, Will and Lake Counties.