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Prepare for your U.S. Citizenship Interview with mock interviews, civics quizzes, and the latest citizenship and immigration news and resources.

Prepare for your U.S. Citizenship Interview with mock interviews, civics quizzes, and the latest citizenship and immigration news and resources.
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Prepare for your U.S. Citizenship Interview with mock interviews, civics quizzes, and the latest citizenship and immigration news and resources.

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Episodes

Van's Practice U.S. Citizenship Interview

11/4/2019
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Van's interview is based on: A “Regular” Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (6 pgs, 75 questions) (updated 10/01/2016)http://goo.gl/Q5BhXkhttps://goo.gl/PsDrG9

Duration:00:15:24

Citizenship Quiz for All Saints and Day of the Dead 2019

11/3/2019
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All Saints and Day of the Dead are part of a 3-day festival that remembers the lives of those who passed before us. We honor the following list of Americans who passed before us: Nov 30, 2018--George Herbert Walker Bush, 43rd president Dec 8, 2018-- Rosanell Eaton, voting rights activist Feb 7, 2019--John David Dingell Jr. , US Representative (MI) May 4, 2019-- Rachel Held Evans, religious author May 19, 2019--Nativo Lopez-Vigil, immigrant rights activist July 16, 2019--John Paul...

Duration:00:06:39

USCIS Updates Fee Waiver Requirements

10/29/2019
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1. USCIS updated Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, by removing receipt of a means-tested benefit to establish eligibility. 2. Individuals may still request a fee waiver if their documented annual household income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or they demonstrate financial hardship. 3. The new policy is effective on Dec. 2. Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver https://www.uscis.gov/i-912 Additional Information on Filing a Fee...

Duration:00:13:17

Update to USCIS Form N-400 Application for Naturalization

10/24/2019
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The new edition of the USCIS Form N-400 Application for Naturalization is dated 09/17/19. It expires 09/30/2022. There are only two changes to the N-400 (09/17/19) 1) The expiration date (09/30/2022). 2) A dynamic bar code encodes info as the N-400 is filled out online. This bar code does not appear on the print copy. The updated N-400 (09/17/19) questions are the same as the old N-400 (12/23/16). The late 2018--early 2019 proposed questions were not adopted by the updated N-400...

Duration:00:04:56

US Citizenship Bootcamp Interview 2

10/21/2019
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US Citizenship Bootcamp Interview 2 Ten N-400 Questions & Five Civics Questions Use US Citizenship Bootcamp to work your way up to the US Citizenship Interview! Vocabulary Words: Date of Birth Country of Birth Address Work Children Arrested Independence Day State Capital U.S. Capital You can order US Citizenship Bootcamp by Jennifer Gagliardi from any bookstore or library. Free Resources to Study U.S. Citizenship USCIS Citizenship Resource...

Duration:00:05:50

US Citizenship Bootcamp Interview 1

10/14/2019
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Five N-400 Questions and Five Civics Questions with Officer David Use US Citizenship Bootcamp to work your way up to the US Citizenship Interview! Vocabulary words Name Permanent Resident Citizen Married Month Year Constitution Vote President You can order US Citizenship Bootcamp by Jennifer Gagliardi from any bookstore or library. Free Resources to Study U.S. Citizenship USCIS Citizenship Resource Center https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship Preparing for the...

Duration:00:04:44

Officer David Reviews USCIS N-400 Part 12 Vocabulary (Part 1)

9/15/2019
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Officer David is back to review the USCIS N-400 Part 12 Vocabulary. His review is based on the following quiz: N-400 Part 12 Vocabulary Review (27 Questions) http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/n-400r-12-overview-quiz.pdf http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/n-400-part-12-quiz-2.mp3 https://youtu.be/WPqZD1y7suQ Also see U.S. Citizenship N-400 Part 12 Quiz (20...

Duration:00:06:27

10 Quick Tips About Immigration Scams (audio only)

9/11/2019
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Tip 1: Common Immigration Scams https://www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams/common-scams Tip 2: Scam Alerts https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alertshttps://www.consumer.ftc.gov/taxonomy/term/863 Tip 3: Notario Scams https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/ files/articles/pdf/pdf-0203-fotonovela-notario-scams.pdf https://www.consumidor.ftc.gov/ articulos/spdf-0203-estafas-de-notario.pdf Tip 4: Resources to Avoid Immigration Scams www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams/resource-center Tip 5: U.S. Government...

Duration:00:07:44

10 Quick Tips About Immigration Scams

9/11/2019
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Tip 1: Common Immigration Scams https://www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams/common-scams Tip 2: Scam Alerts https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alertshttps://www.consumer.ftc.gov/taxonomy/term/863 Tip 3: Notario Scams https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/ files/articles/pdf/pdf-0203-fotonovela-notario-scams.pdf https://www.consumidor.ftc.gov/ articulos/spdf-0203-estafas-de-notario.pdf Tip 4: Resources to Avoid Immigration Scams www.uscis.gov/avoid-scams/resource-center Tip 5: U.S. Government...

Duration:00:07:45

Love and Citizenship from the Heart of California

9/3/2019
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Love and Citizenship from the Heart of California: an US Citizenship Interview with Rene Smith ESL/Citizenship Instructor Madera Adult School https://www.madera.k12.ca.us/Page/4134 Teacher Jennifer does a practice US Citizenship interview with Teacher Rene (Madera Adult School), then Rene about her own experience about becoming a US citizen and preparing students to become US Citizens. For more info about Adult Education, see: California Adult Education...

Duration:00:48:17

The New USCIS Public Charge Rule

8/22/2019
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I would like to make a few comments about the new USCIS "public charge" rule before I read the rule's summary and full text. A “public charge” is a person who depends on the government to pay for his or her food, clothing, housing, healthcare, and more. The new USCIS "public charge" rule says that an immigrant to the United States must be able to financially support his- or herself. If a person cannot support his- or herself, then he or she will not be allowed to legally enter the...

Duration:00:16:02

iCount! An Interview with the San Mateo Adult School Census Ambassador Team

8/7/2019
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iCount! An Intetrview with the San Mateo Adult School Census Ambassador Team Today we will continue our series: U.S. Citizenship and the 2020 Census San Mateo County is partnering with the San Mateo Adult School to pilot a Census Ambassador training program, which will be launched across the county in Fall 2019. In the previous podcast, we interviewed Aparna Ramakrishnan from the San Mateo County Census Team. In this interview, we hear from the San Mateo Adult School Ambassador...

Duration:01:10:09

The 2020 Census: We are counting on YOU to make sure that WE ALL COUNT!

7/29/2019
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The 2020 Census: We are counting on YOU to make sure that WE ALL COUNT! An Interview with Aparna Ramakrishnan from the SMC Census Team https://youtu.be/Pgc5m-jZ7iUhttp://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/census-sm4.mp3 http://www.uscitizenpod.com/2019/07/the-2020-census-we-are-counting-on-you.html Today we will continue our series New Series: U.S. Citizenship and the U.S. Census 2020 Every 10 years, the federal government is required to count all residents in the United...

Duration:02:00:45

NEWS ALERT: USCIS Will Update the Naturalization Civics Test!

7/19/2019
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In this podcast, I read, comment and summarize the latest USCIS memo about updates to the USCIS Civics test. Watch for upcoming discussions between US government agencies, adult educators, community-based organization, and stakeholders, https://lincs.ed.gov/ USCIS Announces Plan to Improve the Naturalization Test (July 19, 2019) https://www.uscis.gov/news/news-releases/uscis-announces-plan-improve-naturalization-test WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is...

Duration:00:07:17

No Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census BUT....

7/13/2019
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Today is Friday, July 12, 2019. Last week, I did A Quick Comparison between the USCIS N-400 and 2020 Census Form: http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/census.mp3https://youtu.be/6dnF93zELuw This week I will give a quick update about the 2020 Census Form Citizenship Question. Let's get started. This past week, people closely followed the news about the 2020 Census. They wanted to know if the 2020 Census would include a Citizenship Question. The answer to this question seemed to change...

Duration:00:07:55

A Quick Comparison between the USCIS N-400 and Census 2020

7/1/2019
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We are back from out hiatus with a new series about U.S. Citizenship and the U.S. Census 2020. The first episode is a quick comparison between the USCIS N-400 and Census 2020. Check out our YouTube channel for a video version of this podcast and many more practice Citizenship interviews. For more info about the Census 2020: Follow Hansi Lo Wang @hansilowang on Twitter NPR.org national correspondent covering #2020Census The New Yorker: How the Census Changed America by Ted Widmer, May 1,...

Duration:00:10:20

100 Civics Questions (in random order) for Your U.S. Citizenship Interview with Officer David

3/18/2019
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Officer David is back with all of the USCIS Civics Questions. The questions are asked in sets of ten (all the questions ending in 1 are asked first, followed by the 2s, etc). You can listen and watch Officer David's other interviews below: U.S. Citizenship Interview with Officer David Part 1 podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/officer-david-interview.mp3 video with subtitles: https://youtu.be/WFT0qmr1hl4 U.S. Citizenship Interview with Officer David Part 2 podcast: ...

Duration:00:13:27

N-400 Part 12 Vocabulary Review

2/13/2019
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Before the March 2019 revision of the N-400 application for Naturalization, we would like to review some vocabulary for Additional Information in the N-400 Part 12 (which will become Part 11 in the revised N-400). This review is based on: N-400r Part 12 Overview Quiz (27 questions) http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/n-400r-12-overview-quiz.pdf Also watch/listen to: uscitizenpod: Preview of the Revised USCIS N-400 Application for Naturalization (March 2019) A quick preview of the...

Duration:00:10:40

Preview of the Revised USCIS N-400 Application for Naturalization (March 2019)

2/8/2019
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A quick preview of the revised USCIS N-400 Application for Naturalization (March 2019). Some of the vocabulary has been simplified, but the scope of the question has been broadened to reflect changes to US immigration policy and laws. A closed caption video of this podcast is available at https://youtu.be/jMWCwr4EIc4 Info source: Form N-400, Application for Naturalization OMB No. 1615-0052 Expires...

Duration:00:05:59

U.S. Citizenship N-400 Part 12 Quiz (20 Questions)

1/30/2019
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Milpitas Adult Students Guangfang Tao (Shenzhen, China) and Van Thi Bach Thach (Saigon, Vietnam) prepare to become #new US citizens in the Lunar New Year by practicing N-400 Part 12 vocabulary. Download the pdf and take the quiz: Introduction to the N-400r Part 12 Quiz (20 questions) http://goo.gl/0HdOVp Watch Van and her sister's videos: Van Thi Bach Thach Practices for her U.S. Citizenship Interview https://youtu.be/t3DpLTnbw8A Milpitas Adult School Open House Citizenship...

Duration:00:06:23