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LIRC Fee Schedule*    
Service Reduced Fee
(Income-Qualifying)
Fee
Citizenship, legal and education $50 $100
Citizenship Application, legal assistance only $40 $50
Citizenship, education only (small group classes and mentoring) $10 $50
Citizenship, representation by LIRC during the USCIS naturalization interview $50, legal clients only
$100, legal clients only
One-time legal consultation, a single legal appointment with no further legal representation $40 $40
ESL for Financial Success (English) $40 $40
Making Cent$, community classes and private financial coaching Free Free
Language Partners $40 $40
English Conversation Circle with Immigrant Pathways Colorado
Free Free

We accept cash and checks for payment. Please call 303-795-3968 for a legal appointment and 303-795-3915 for our Educational programs.

What services do you qualify for?

If someone’s HOUSEHOLD income is at or below the GREEN column, they qualify for the Full Fee Waiver of the N-400 application fee AND pay our reduced fees ($40 legal, $10 education)

 If someone’s HOUSEHOLD income is between the GREEN and YELLOW column, they qualify for a Partial Fee Waiver of the N-400 application fee, but must pay our full fees ($50 legal, $50 education).

If someone’s HOUSEHOLD income is above the RED column of 300%, we cannot provide LEGAL services to them.

 Everyone is eligible for Educational Services, regardless of income!

INCOME CHART FOR LIRC
Family Size 100% (poverty) 150% 200% 300%
1 $12,060 $18,090 $24,120 $36,180
2 $16,240 $24,360 $32,480 $48,720
3 $20,420 $30,630 $40,840 $61,260
4 $24,600 $36,900 $49,200 $73,800
5 $28,780 $43,170 $57,560 $86,340
6 $32,960 $49,440 $65,920 $98,880
7 $37,140 $55,710 $74,280 $111,420
8 $41,320 $61,980 $82,640 $123,960

English Language Exemption

Applicants can take the exam in their native language if they are 50 years old at the time of filing and have lived in the United States as a Permanent Resident for 20 years (the 50/20 exception).

Applicants who are aged 55 or above who have lived as a Permanent Resident in the United States for 15 years can also apply for exemption from the English language test (55/15 exception).

Applicants who are aged 65 years of age and have been a lawful permanent resident for at least 20 years are eligible to study a shorter version of the Civics Test (20 possible questions).

Appointments

We have appointments during the day on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

  • For your Citizenship legal appointment, please bring three forms of ID: Residency Card (Green Card), State I.D. and Social Security Card. Please also bring your most recent taxes/ proof of benefits if you think you may qualify for a reduced fee.
  • Citizenship education students must bring their Residency Card (Green Card), taxes.
  • ESL for Financial Success and Language Partners students should bring a State I.D.
  • Before your appointment, please complete and sign this 2016 Client Registration Form.

To be eligible to apply for citizenship you must:

  1. Be 18 years or older
  2. Be a permanent resident for 5 years (3 if married to a U.S. citizen) and have lived continuously and physically in the U.S. for those five years.
  3. Have knowledge and understanding of U.S. history and government, or be willing to learn.
  4. Be able to read, write and speak the English language, or be willing to learn.
  5. Be a person of good moral character.

*Thank you to the support of the City of Littleton, USCIS FY 2014 Citizenship & Integration Grant, and the SmartInvesting@YourLibrary grant , LIRC is able to provide these low-cost services to those in need.

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