Wednesday, August 14, 2019

US Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Slavery in America



VOANews: US Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Slavery in America

This August marks the 400th anniversary of the landing of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia. Their arrival was the start of what would become one of the darkest chapters in U.S. history, 224 years of slavery. VOA's Chris Simkins takes us to the place history was made and reveals how these first African slaves, along with the many who followed, and their descendants, shaped the course of a nation.

POP QUIZ

USCIS 100:60. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?

USCIS 100:64. There were 13 original states. Name three.

USCIS 100:73. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South.

USCIS 100:74. Name one problem that led to the Civil War.

USCIS 100:75. What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?*

USCIS 100:76. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

USCIS 100:53. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?


Monday, August 12, 2019

"New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus



TED-ed: "New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus


An animated interpretation of Emma Lazarus' poem "New Colossus"

For an analysis of this poem, watch this video: http://bit.ly/TEDEdColossusAnalysis

This animation is part of our series, "There's a Poem for That," which features animated interpretations of poems both old and new that give language to some of life's biggest feelings. Check out the full series here: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTheresAPoemForThat

Poem by Emma Lazarus, directed by Eoin Duffy.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

U.S. CITIZENSHIP / NATURALIZATION APPLICATION / INTERVIEW & OATH-TAKING / BUHAY AMERICA



caramel0727: U.S. CITIZENSHIP / NATURALIZATION APPLICATION / INTERVIEW & OATH-TAKING / BUHAY AMERICA

I’m sharing with you my experience on my U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Application, Naturalization Interview and Oath-taking Ceremony here in Las Vegas Nevada (MARCH 2019). I filed my application a few months prior to my Permanent Resident Card expiring. Been a Permanent Resident for 15 years before I applied for Naturalization. I hope you’ll enjoy watching this video and you'll find it helpful. Peace and love to you all. Thank you so much.

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General Website to visit : www.uscis.gov
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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Huong Nguyen Talks about her U.S. Citizenship Interview




uscitizenpod: Huong Nguyen Talks about her U.S. Citizenship Interview
Huong and her daughter stopped by my house to talk by her July 18, 2019 Citizenship interview. Later, Mr Wong answers some civics questions.

A “Regular” Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r
download: http://bit.ly/cit-regular

Watch Huong's other videos

Huong's Practice Interview (Aug 2, 2018)
Huong's daughter practices with Teacher Jennifer so that Huong can prepare for her Citizenship Interview while she is taking care of her son in the hospital.
https://youtu.be/tkWFdH9D5WE

Huong’s Second US Citizenship Interview (Aug 17, 2018)
In this interview, Huong has returned to class. While she was absent, she watched Citizenship interviews every day.
https://youtu.be/ocIRLQnCAvs

Huong Nguyen's Third US Citizenship Interview (Dec 28, 2018)
https://youtu.be/WAvSwQqd6LQ

Huong Nguyen's Fourth Practice Citizenship Interview (June 28, 2019)
https://youtu.be/VJV2HiFBnJs

Thursday, August 1, 2019

A Buddhist’s Path: Thai Monk Walks Across US to Promote Peace



VOANews: A Buddhist’s Path: Thai Monk Walks Across US to Promote Peace
https://youtu.be/Vg1NjFG2uvQ 

Go on a journey with Sutham Nateetong, a Buddhist monk who walked 5000 km across the United States to promote peace. Meet the people he touched along the way by teaching them the art of kindness and mindful conversation.

POP QUIZ:

USCIS 100:10. What is freedom of religion?

USCIS 100:89. What ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?

USCIS 100:51. What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?

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

USCIS 100:90. What ocean is on the East Coast of the United States?

USCIS 100:95. Where is the Statue of Liberty?*