Monday, February 15, 2016

Citizenship Resources for President's Day



Check back for updates!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

New Hampshire Voters Kick Off Presidential Primaries



VOANews: New Hampshire Voters Kick Off Presidential Primaries

Voting began in the northeastern U.S. state of New Hampshire shortly after midnight Tuesday - as residents of three small towns cast their votes, marking the start of the state's presidential primary election.
Originally published at http://www.voanews.com/media/video/new-hampshire-voters-kick-off-presidential-primaries/3183428.html

Monday, February 8, 2016

Milpitas Library Citizenship: Winter Class 2




Milpitas Library Citizenship Classes
Time: Monday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pm 
Date: Feb 1 to March 28 (no class on Feb 15)
Address: Milipitas Library, 160 North Main Street Street, Milpitas, CA 95035 (408) 262-1171
Teacher: Jennifer Gagliardi (jgagliardi@sccl.org)

Tonight's Guest Speaker:
International Rescue Committee
1210 South Bascom Ave., Suite 227
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 277-0255
https://www.rescue.org/us-program/us-san-jose-ca
Topic: How to Apply for Citizenship and Fee Waivers (approx 8:00 to 8:30 pm)

N-400
Easy Interview based on the Revised N-400 (15qs)

The 100 Questions

USCIS: Reading and Writing Vocabulary
Although there is no official list of the reading and writing question and answers, there is an official USCIS reading and writing vocabulary list:

Homework and Family Fun

This week's SCCL Citizenship Classes!
  • Saratoga Library (Class 2 on Feb 12)
    • Friday afternoons, 1 - 2:30 pm
    • Dates: February 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Cupertino Library (Class 2 on Feb 12)
    • Friday afternoons, 4 - 5:30 pm
    • Dates: February 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Gilroy Library (Class 4 on Feb 13)
    • Saturday mornings at 10:30 am - 12 noon
    • Dates: February 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12

Citizenship Resources for Lunar New Year



uscitizenpod: A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of the Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year from US Citizenship Podcast and Milpitas Adult School Citizenship class!
USCIS

Other Resources

Check back later for more resources.....

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Young Voters at Debate Party Enthusiastic About Election



VOANews: Young Voters at Debate Party Enthusiastic About Election

Students attending a debate watching party at St. Anselm in Manchester, NH, the scene of Saturday's GOP debate, talk about why they're excited for the 2016 US presidential election.

Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/young-voters-at-debate-party-enthusiastic-about-election/3180329.html

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Gilroy Library Citizenship: Winter Class 3



Gilroy Library Citizenship Classes
Address: 350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 408-842-8207
Time: Saturday mornings, 10:30 am - 12 noon
Dates: February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12

N-400
Civics

Friday, February 5, 2016

Welcome to US Citizenship Classes at the Saratoga and Cupertino Libraries

More SCCL Citizenship Classes this week! See below.


  • Saratoga Library
    • Friday afternoons, 1 - 2:30 pm
    • Dates: February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Cupertino Library
    • Friday afternoons, 4 - 5:30 pm
    • Dates: February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25
Teacher: Jennifer Gagliardi (jgagliardi@sccl.org)

Our Citizenship classes will help you prepare by discussing civics and government questions, reading and writing English, and practicing your interview skills. Free!

Handouts and more:

On the Road to US Citizenship

N-400

Civics
The USCIS 100 Questions handouts




Homework:


Preparing for Naturalization
Beginning Interview (10 questions) http://goo.gl/kxzSuT
Geography
  • Review USCIS 100:88-95 questions, then find the 39 keywords in our Geography Puzzle.

Extra Fun
Next Week Feb 8, 2016 7:00-8:30 pm
More SCCL Citizenship Classes this week!
  • Gilroy Library (Class 3 on Feb 6)
    • Saturday mornings at 10:30 am - 12 noon
    • Dates: February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Stand Stronger US: Commit to Citizenship



StandStongerUS: Stand for Opportunity

A word from the President of the United States about the Stand Stronger campaign, a national, multilingual public awareness campaign to promote the rights, responsibilities and opportunities among eligible legal permanent residents. The campaign reflects the belief that we are, and have always been a nation of immigrants and a nation that welcomes those fleeing persecution, in addition to underscoring that immigrants and refugees make us stronger when they are able to set down roots, harness their skills, contribute to our economy, and commit to citizenship: https://committocitizenship.org

Also watch:

StandStongerUS: Commit to citizenship
Little by little, you've made America yours. Commit now and become a US citizen today: https://committocitizenship.org. #StandStrongerUS

StandStongerUS: Comprométete hoy
Fortalece tus raíces y persigue tus sueños. Conviértete en ciudadano americano hoy: https://committocitizenship.org/es

For more info, see

“Stand Stronger” Citizenship Awareness Campaign (Sept 2015)

Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to US Mosque

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



VOANews: Obama Reaffirms Religious Liberty in First Visit to US Mosque

'We are one American family' says president at Islamic Society of Baltimore, thanking Muslim Americans for helping to build US and make it strong (read more)

VOA Related Videos

VOANews RELATED ARTICLES


USCIS 100:51. What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
  • freedom of expression
  • freedom of speech
  • freedom of assembly
  • freedom to petition the government
  • freedom of worship
  • the right to bear arms