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Public Libraries Collaborating with USCIS to Help Immigrants

Public libraries across the U.S. have seen a dramatic rise in the number of immigrants using the library. Depending on the geographic location, their reasons for finding us may vary widely. In some areas they may be newly arrived immigrants who’ve been brought here by family members, and are looking for basic English instruction. In others, they may be refugees looking for housing and food. In any scenario, the public library can help immigrants navigate through their new lives by collaborating with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS).