Useful Link: Government

  • Chiefs of State
    The CIA publishes and updates this online directory regularly. It is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical.
  • CitizenshipWorks
    This website will help you to answer questions about your eligibility for citizenship through naturalization. It will also help you to understand the naturalization process and prepare for the naturalization tests.
  • Country Studies
    A Library of Congress website providing the historical setting, the social, economic, political, and national security systems, and institutions of countries throughout the world.
  • DefenseLink
    This is the official website for the Department of Defense and the starting point for finding US military information online.
  • Foreign Governments
    Contains the official websites of governments around the world, often with direct links to presidents and prime ministers, parliaments, ministries and departments.
  • New York State Assembly
    Obtain contact information for Assembly Members, search for current bills by number and keyword, obtain full-text legislative reports, and access the New York State Constitution and statutes.
  • New York State Board of Elections
    Downloadable voter registration forms and absentee ballots are available through this website. You can also view your voter registration information and find out your polling place.
  • New York State Home Page
    This website provides information on New York State government, business, education, health, tourism and more.
  • New York State Senate
    Obtain biographical and contact information for New York State Senators, search for legislative bills and resolutions by number and keyword, obtain full-text Senate reports, and access the New York State Constitution and statutes.
  • New York State Veterans' Affairs
    This webpage was designed to assist veterans and their families living in New York State. It provides information on counseling and assistance for veterans in need of health care, job training, housing assistance, and employment services.
  • Patent Research
    Search for patents across multiple criteria, including date and classification.
  • Project Vote Smart
    Extensive factual, unbiased information on elected officials' voting records and candidates' positions. Covers federal and state offices nationwide in the United States.
  • State and Local Government Directory
    Gives the websites of state government constitutional officers, state legislatures, state judiciaries and departments across all of the United States.
  • Suffolk County Government Online
    This official site of Suffolk County government has links to the county agencies and departments. Press releases from the Office of the County Executive and a calendar of events are also included on this webpage.
  • Suffolk County Legislature Online
    Official site for information on Suffolk County legislators for all 18 districts.
  • The League of Women Voters of Suffolk County
    A non-partisan organization whose purpose is to promote citizen participation in government. Find out who your elected officials are and how to contact them.
  • Town of Islip
    This website contains information on the departments and facilities within the Town of Islip. There are also links to the Code of the Town of Islip, town applications, brochures and forms.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
    Official government site for all citizenship and immigration information and resources. Along with having forms, this website has legal and educational material and is keyword searchable.
  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
    Website provides information on financial and other forms of assistance to veterans and their dependents.
  • United States Copyright Office
    Official site of the U.S. Copyright Office featuring general information, legislation and publications. Download Copyright Office application forms are also available.
  • United States Department of Homeland Security
    Official government website for this federal agency. Includes information on leadership, careers, threat levels, travel requirements, US-VISIT Program, immigration statistics, and more.
  • United States Federal Government Agencies
    The directory lists current websites for federal agencies as represented in the United States Government Manual.
  • United States House of Representatives
    Information on all members with links to their home pages. Includes biographical backgrounds, committee assignments, and roll call results.
  • United States National Archives and Records Administration
    This agency's primary purpose is to acquire, preserve, and make available for research the most valuable records of the federal government, as well as the papers of each President since Hoover.
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
    Contains inventor resources, searchable databases, printable forms, and much more from the USPTO.
  • United States Senate
    Find information on all senators and links to their home pages. Includes biographical backgrounds, committee assignments, and roll call results.
  • United States Supreme Court
    Official page of the United States Supreme Court, featuring court's opinions and orders, calendar and schedules, rules, and news releases.
  • United We Dream
    United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. We create welcoming spaces for young people regardless of immigration status to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard and win!
    This is the official portal to federal and state information online. It offers a subject directory as well as a search engine that will search federal, state, or a particular state's websites.
  • USCIS Guide for New Immigrants
    A free guide containing practical information to help you settle into everyday life in the United States. It also contains basic civics information that introduces you to the U.S. system of government.
  • White House
    Find information about the First Family, the Cabinet, and agencies. Also provides access to the text of speeches, press releases, briefings, and other documents.