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Immigrant Proud


PGCMLS Online Resources for Citizenship

Practice tests and exam preparation for US citizenship. Includes a guide to getting your Green Card.

Online English language courses for speakers of 15 different languages! Learn on the go with the Mango Mobile app for iPhone and Android.

An easy-to-use interface that integrates real-life language use by native speakers.  With over 100 languages to choose from, every language learner will find something to interest them.

Live tutors are available to help with citizenship preparation. Help is available in English and Spanish.

PGCMLS Programs

Local Resources

Provides linguistically accessible and culturally appropriate legal services to low-income Asian immigrants in Metro-DC who have limited English proficiency. Call or visit website to schedule appointment

Provides support for immigrants, workers, and families through various programs like legal support, ESL classes, citizenship, and vocational training.

Silver Spring location. Assists community members with legal services such as Legal Permanent Residence applications, U.S. citizenship applications, and employment services.

La clínica del pueblo provides primary medical services and insurance application support. Please apply online or call for services.

MILAP is a project within Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland that assists immigrants in Maryland that currently have a case before immigrant court. They are not affiliated with nor do they ever share your confidential information with any immigration agency.

Silver Spring location. Assists community members with legal services such as Legal Permanent Residence applications, U.S. citizenship applications, and employment services.

Free and low-cost English, GED, and workforce certification classes.

Organization that provides ESL classes, citizenship classes, early childhood programs, welcoming information, and many more services for refugees with a focus on women and families.

Official Green Card and Citizenship applications, study materials, and citizenship & immigration-related news.

English for Refugees and Asylees (ERA)

Class dates:

  • Aug 15- Sep 20, 2022
  • Oct 10 - Nov 15, 2022
  • Nov 30 - Jan 23, 2023
  • Jan 30 - Mar 7, 2023
  • Mar 21 - Apr 25, 2023
  • May 8 - Jun 13, 2023
  • Jun 20 - Aug 1, 2023
  • Aug 15 - Sep 20,2023


Questions? Call us at 301-546-8315, or email Chaw Kalayar at kalayacx@pgcc.edu

English for Refugees and Asylees (ERA)

Free ESL classes at PGCC

FREE ESL BAKING AND CULINARY ARTS CLASSES!
Tue, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Wed, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
This event is full

Wed, Dec 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club


Technology Access and Support

All of our branches have computers available for use by library card holders. You can also use printers/scanners to print and copy documents or study materials. Learn more about our Chromebook lending program Online2Go and much more.