Thursday, November 23, 2017

Citizenship Resources for Thanksgiving



VOA Learning English Explainer: Thanksgiving

US Citizenship Podcast

American English at State

EL Civics

VOA News

USCIS Thanksgiving Resources
Beginning Level Thanksgiving 1 Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test items 58, 59, and 87.
Beginning Level Thanksgiving 2 Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test items 58, 59, 64, 96, and 100.
Beginning Level Thanksgiving 3 Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving lesson plan and handouts for literacy students and low beginners covering civics test item 100.
Intermediate Level Early America Lesson
The Early America lesson plan and handouts for low intermediate and intermediate learners covering civics test items 10, 58, 59, and 87.














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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

U.S. Citizenship Class 27, Fall 2017, Milpitas Adult School





  • DINNER!  Tonight we will eat together in honor of Thanksgiving.
  • Thanksgiving N-400 Interview (2016) pdf and mp3 
  • A Quick Interview Based on the N-400r plus 10 qs in honor of Thanksgiving 2015 pdf and mp3
  • Kahoot.it: Thanksgiving and USCIS Citizenship Question http://goo.gl/fD0woD

Monday, November 20, 2017

Presidential Pardon for Thanksgiving Turkey Has Long Tradition



uscitizenpod: Presidential Pardon for Thanksgiving Turkey Has Long Tradition

The annual “pardoning” of White House turkeys each year by American presidents is an interesting tradition leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. It is said that President Abraham Lincoln’s clemency for a turkey was the origin for the pardoning ceremony that is now so well publicized. VOA’s Nikoleta Ilic has this report about the turkeys that are given to American Presidents.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Anh Dung Tran's Citizenship Interview



uscitizenpod: Anh Dung Tran's Citizenship Interview

Anh Dung's last practice interview--next week, he goes to the real interview at the USCIS San Jose Field Office.  His interview is based on:

A “Regular” Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (6 pgs, 75 questions) (updated 10/01/2016)

Friday, November 17, 2017

Despite Health Risks, Undocumented Immigrants Clean Up Houston



uscitizenpod: Despite Health Risks, Undocumented Immigrants Clean Up Houston

It's been more than two months since Hurricane Harvey destroyed or damaged tens of thousands of homes across Houston and east Texas, and cleanup is expected to last 20 months, overtaking Hurricane Katrina as the most expensive rebuilding effort in U.S. history. Undocumented workers are part of the daunting task of reconstructing America's fourth-largest city. VOA's Ramon Taylor reports they are doing so despite multiple risks.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

U.S. Citizenship Class 26, Fall 2017, Milpitas Adult School



uscitizenpod: The US Constitution


N-400
  • Mix and Match Citizenship Interviews pdf
  • Voices of Freedom Activity Book (Part 12)
Civics
Integration
  • Lan Thi Nguyen (Vietnam): Constitution and Citizenship Week Interview Quiz 2015 pdf

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

VOA Tours an Immigrant Detention Center



VOANews: VOA Tours an Immigrant Detention Center

Current U.S. policy is to detain those who ask for asylum once they reach a U.S. port of entry regardless of whether they have a valid visa. VOA immigration reporter Aline Barros visited a detention center in New Jersey and spoke with those who went through the asylum process while detained. Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/voa-tours-immigrant-detention-center/4114791.html