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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. Services include: 

Legal Advice: HPL is recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals to provide legal advice and representation by accredited staff in matters before 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


Contact us: Phone (860) 695-6357 email