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.
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)
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.