Jenkins On Your Desktop: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Books from Nolo Press

The U.S. Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. Today, as a way to commemorate this occasion and the citizens united by its signing, September 17 is recognized as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (36 U.C.S. 106).

If you are looking for a simpler primer on U.S. Citizenship or Immigration, Nolo publishes a variety of relevant titles. Their publications are popular  because they are written in user-friendly language without a lot of legalese. Some publications also include sample forms. Their U.S. Citizenship and Immigration titles include Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview, Fiancé & Marriage Visas: A Couple's Guide to U.S. Immigration, How to Get a Green Card, and U.S. Immigration Made Easy. Many of these titles are also available in print in the library.

Nolo is a membership resource available to all Jenkins members. To access Nolo titles, use your last name and member number to log into Jenkins' website. From the Member Center, select Nolo. Once in Nolo, you can either browse by topic or search the entire database.

To see all Nolo titles on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration, click on the "Immigration & Travel" category. This category is further broken down into four sections: "Fiance & Marriage Visas", "Getting a Green Card", "Student & Tourists Visas", and "U.S. Citizenship." Clicking on one of the sections leads to a list of titles related to that topic.

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Find out more about Constitution Day and Citizenship Day from the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the National Constitution Center, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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