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The American Place (TAP) is a free program of Hartford Public Library designed to welcome immigrants and ease their transition into their new home city. TAP promotes Hartford’s shared civic values and its vibrant cultural multiplicity. Click here for a brochure of TAP services.

Citizenship Saturday!

On Saturday, September 21, volunteer lawyers will be available from 10 am - 3 pm to provide free expert legal guidance to those who wish to apply for U.S. Citizenship. You must register by September 14. Click here to find out more.


Legal Advice: HPL is recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Access Programs to provide legal advice and representation by accredited staff in matters before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Education: HPL provides free English and Citizenship classes as well as independent study resources.

Volunteer Cultural Navigators: TAP recruits and trains volunteers to offer mentoring and tutoring to new immigrant arrival families.

Computers and Internet/WIFI: Get free access and assistance with searching and downloading information.

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Visit our Citizenship Corner

Visit our Citizenship Corners. Each corner offers the first step in preparing to become a U.S. citizen. Here you’ll find immigration forms and announcements, test preparation material, computers with access to the USCIS Website, schedules of English and Citizenship classes, and a directory of area BIA accredited institutions. And don’t forget to visit our Virtual Corner click here


Resources for Hartford Immigrants and Refugees

Recursos para Inmigrantes y Refugiados en Hartford


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