The Immigration Legal Assistance Project provides free assistance to immigrants applying for citizenship.

These services include:

• Assistance to complete the citizenship application
• Assistance to apply for a disability waiver, if necessary
• Legal consultations about citizenship
• Mentorship regarding the civics and government test

Who is eligible for citizenship?
In general, a green card holder is eligible for citizenship when he or she has been a lawful permanent resident (“green card holder”) for five years or, if still married to a U.S. citizen, for three years.

Worcester Citizenship Clinic, Saturday November 7th
The legal program will be hosting a free citizenship clinic on Saturday November 7th from 9:30am-3pm at our Worcester Client Center.  Please contact us at our citizenship hotline at 774.326.4730 or for more information or to register for the event.  You can also find and share our event on facebook.

How do I make an appointment for citizenship assistance?
For more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, please contact Ascentria in Worcester at 774.243.3045, or in Westfield at 413.787.0725.  You can also email us at

Ascentria's Citizenship services are funded through the Massachusetts Office of Refugees and Immigrants and Project Citizenship (hhtp://