The city of Avondale, in partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), is offering free U.S. citizenship classes at the Care1st Avondale Resource Center.
Preparing for U.S. citizenship includes learning English, U.S. history and government as well as how the naturalization process runs.
Classes for those with beginning level English will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 7 through March 26.
Minimum requirements for U.S. citizenship:
•Must be at least 18 years old.
•Permanent resident for at least five years, or three years if married to a U.S. citizen.
•Must have a legal Permanent Resident card.
Care1st Avondale Resource Center is at 328 W. Western Ave Avondale. To register or for more information, call 623-333-2703.