Saturday, February 24, 2018

Airmen Share Stories of Diversity



VOANews: At Trump's Home Military Base, Airmen Share Stories of Diversity

President Donald Trump's first year in office has at times been racially charged, from his push to temporarily ban citizens from certain countries to his comments after a race riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, when some said he didn't swiftly condemn white supremacists.
Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/at-trumps-home-military-base-airmen-share-stories-of-diversity/4268762.html

Friday, February 23, 2018

2018 Lunar New Year Citizenship Interview



uscitizenpod: 2018 Lunar New Year Citizenship Interview (I will update the subtitles this weekend)



Happy New Year! Today, I interview my fellow teacher, Hongyan, who is preparing for her Citizenship Interview.

After the interview, Teacher Hongyan, shares with us some tips about studying English and her volunteer work at our local library in which she and a mothers' group organize a monthly Chinese story hour for children.

More Citizenship Resources for Lunar New Year
http://www.uscitizenpod.com/2018/02/citizenship-resources-for-lunar-new-year.html

Also watch Derek's Lunar New Year's Quiz: A short interview which focuses on N-400 Part 12 questions plus USCIS civics questions that have more than one possible answer. https://youtu.be/Dk8GXML-sBo

新年快樂

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

SI.edu Preparing for the Oath


SI.edu: Preparing for the Oath

A joint resource of the Smithsonian National American History Museum and the USCIS.  A collection of mini-videos, activities, and quizzes for each of the 100 question.  BEST! RESOURCE! EVER!

The Presidency


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

US Students Blame Politicians for Continued School Shootings



VOANews: US Students Blame Politicians for Continued School Shootings

Students of the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in a mass shooting on Valentine's Day (February 14) vow they will not stay quiet in the face of continuing danger from guns. One of them, Emma Gonzalez, has become the face of a student revolt against lax U.S. gun laws after she condemned the politicians, including U.S. President Donald Trump, who have accepted campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association.VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.
Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/4260497.html




VOANews: Students Hold 'Lie-In' Protest to Urge White House Action on Guns


The White House is signaling it is open to expanded background checks on potential gun buyers. The statement comes as pressure builds for Washington to address gun violence following last week's shooting at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed. VOA's Bill Gallo reports
Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/4262002.html



If you have an opinion about the budget, immigration, DACA, gun control, or any other topic, you can contact your representative by phone or email via Senate.gov or House.gov.

Frequently, the website will ask about your Zip + 4, which is your zip code plus your route number, which you can find by following the link to USPS.com and entering your street address

You can also write or call the President
https://www.whitehouse.gov/get-involved/write-or-call/

The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
202-456-1111

Leave a simple message such as: "I support DACA" or "I support gun control."

Monday, February 19, 2018

Citizenship Resources for Presidents' Day



uscitizenpod: Presidents' Day Quiz (2018)
Over 40 USCIS Civics and History Questions about our Presidents


Check back for updates!

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Derek's Lunar New Year Citizenship Interview



uscitizenpod  Mix and Match U.S. Citizenship Interview Level D Practice 3

Derek's Lunar New Year's Quiz: A short interview which focuses on N-400 Part 12 questions plus USCIS civics questions that have more than one possible answer.