Immigration Resources

Statue of LibertyAACPL's mission is to educate, to enrich and to inspire all members of our diverse community. Below are several resources of special interest to the immigrants who call our county home.


Anne Arundel County Public School Resources

International Student and Family Welcome Center - first point of contact for international students entering Anne Arundel County Public Schools.


Legal/Government Resources

Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants: English - Español - More Languages

Center for Help/ Centro de Ayuda - provides social, educational, and economic assistance to the county's Hispanic-Latino population

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

How to apply for a family-based green card

How to apply for US citizenship


Library Resources

ALO! Latino Outreach program- provides information about bilingual events, English education programs, "Using the Library" videos in Spanish, and much more

Job Help - locate resources for adult learning, resume help, company information, and more.

Language Resources - including Rosetta Stone, translation tools, English classes, etc. 

Newspapers in Spanish/Periódicos en Español - Search the most recent Spanish language local, national, and regional news content from Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Costa Rica, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and the United States. Key newspaper titles include: El Universal (Mexico City); La Nación (Argentina); and El Mercurio (Chile).

Testing and Education Reference Center - This premium resource includes practice test and eBooks for citizenship and TOEFL exams.

World Languages Collection - The World Languages Collection features children's books in SpanishUrduChinese and Vietnamese

The Citizenship Corners at Glen Burnie Library and Maryland City at Russett Library - Free informational handouts provided by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services department including Welcome to the United States guides, pocket study booklets for the Naturalization test, language identification guides and more! Civics and vocabulary flash cards are also available to borrow in the library.