Monday, May 4, 2015

STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES BY WELCOMING ALL RESIDENTS

A Federal Strategic Action Plan on Immigrant & Refugee
Integration
The White House Task Force on
New Americans
April 2015
http://goo.gl/TCkrBk

Teacher Jennifer: Tears of pride and new ideas abound as I read this report. As an Adult School ESL/Citizenship Teacher, pages 44-46 are especially relevant. Read the whole report, then get to work!

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Volunteers to Help Their US Communities on 'Big Sunday'

USCIS 100:55. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?



VOANews: Volunteers to Help Their US Communities on 'Big Sunday'

This Friday through Sunday, thousands of people around the United States are gathering at schools, parks and community centers to help out with Big Sunday, a volunteer effort that started on a Sunday but has expanded to three days every year. VOA's Mike O’Sullivan reports.
Originally published at http://www.voanews.com/media/video/volunteers-help-communities-big-sunday/2743625.html

USCIS 100:55. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?

▪ vote
▪ join a political party
▪ help with a campaign
▪ join a civic group
▪ join a community group
▪ give an elected official your opinion on an issue
▪ call Senators and Representatives
▪ publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
▪ run for office
▪ write to a newspaper

Saturday, May 2, 2015

The 25 Most Popular Cities to Visit in America


VOA Learning English: The 25 Most Popular Cities to Visit in America
Big cities and small historic towns top the list of most popular places to visit in America, according to the travel site TripAdvisor. Millions of users voted New York City, Chicago, and Charleston, South Carolina as the top three cities to visit in the U.S. Here's a look at all 25 cities! (read more)

Friday, May 1, 2015

Hien's Citizenship Interview



uscitizenpod: Hien's Citizenship Interview
https://youtu.be/rYgPIp94XXY

Hien's Citizenship Interview was adapted from a multiple choice N-400 Quiz at http://goo.gl/y190FE

For more USCitizenPod N-400r scripts, go to http://goo.gl/2aOS5m

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Citizenship Eligibility: a Google Drive Class Project



uscitizenpod: Citizenship Eligibility: a Google Drive Class Project
http://goo.gl/aZ1l8Z

Many applicants stumble on the Citizenship Interview Question: Explain how you are eligible to become a US Citizen. Milpitas Adult School Citizenship students collaborated via Google Drive to practice this very important question.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015