Tuesday, April 13, 2021

N-400 Part 12 Review

uscitizenpod: N-400 Part 12 Review

It's Spring Break--no class tonight.  Here is a new video about the N-400 Part 12!

N-400 Part 12 Resources:

Monday, April 12, 2021

U.S. Citizenship Resources for Ramadan



A Citizenship Quiz for the Month of Ramadan




Videos
  • NEW: 2020 Muslim American Citizenship Interviews and more! playlist (50+ videos)
  • 2019 Citizenship Interview with Nahil Ireiqat (Jerusalem) and Juana Garcia  (Mexico) video
  • 2018 Citizenship Interview with Nahil Ireiqat (Jerusalem) and Josefina Rios (Mexico) mp3  video
  • 2018 Spring U.S. Citizenship Interview with Pari Akbari, Iran mp3 / video
  • Blessed Eid al-Adha! (video)
  • Interview with Samia Amed (Yemen) video / mp3
  • Milpitas Adult School Open House Citizenship Interview 1 (Teacher Nahil / Palestine) (video)
  • Milpitas Adult School Open House Citizenship Interview 2 (Kasim / Bangladesh) (video)
  • MST Saleha Khatun’s First Practice Citizenship Interview video
  • New US Citizen Minire Karamanaga (Bosnia/Yugoslavia) (2010) video
  • New US Citizen Sardar Habibi (Afghanistan) (English) (video)
  • New US Citizen Sardar Habibi (Afghanistan) (Farsi) (video)
  • Practice! Practice! Practice! (video)
  • Tasleem's First Practice Interview (Pakistan) video
  • Tasleem's Second Practice Interview (Pakistan) video
  • 2015 USCIS 100 Remix Round 1 Twos with Tasleem (Pakistan)  video
  • Tasleem Khaldoon talks about her Citizenship Interview (Pakistan) video

Interview Podcasts 
  • 2018 Citizenship Interview with Nahil Ireiqat (Jerusalem) and Josefina Rios (Mexico) mp3  video
  • 2018 Spring U.S. Citizenship Interview with Pari Akbari, Iran mp3 / video
  • 2016 Spring Citizenship Interview with Ali Akbari (Malyasia/Iran) (2016) mp3
  • An "Everyday" Citizenship Interview with Munni Thakkar (Mumbai, India) (2016) mp3
  • A Basic Citizenship Interview with Pari Akibari (Esfahan, Iran) (2007) (mp3)
  • Interview with Samia Amed (Yemen) video / mp3

Quizzes (pdf)
  • A Citizenship Quiz for the Month of Ramadan pdf  mp3  video
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Esam Omeish (Liberia) pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Hushang Ansary (Iran) pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Louay Safi pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Mohamed Awad Elhassan pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Nimco Ahmed (Libya) pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Rend al-Rahim (Iraq) pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Safa Aldabyani (Yemen) pdf

    VOA News (There are so many videos and articles--please search for more)

    Arabic
    Farsi
    • CLINIC: 100 Civics Questions in Farsi
    • ACLU: Immigrants' Rights: What To Do If Stopped (IN FARSI) (video)
    • ACLU: What To Do When Faced With Anti-Muslim Discrimination (in Farsi) (video)
    • CA DMV: California Driver Handbook (pdf)
    • John Q. Khosravi Law Firm (JQK Law Firm): Naturalization for Iranians (Farsi/Persian) سیتیزنشیپ وتابعیت امریکا برای ایرانیان (video)
    • MedicinePlus: Health Information in Farsi (فارسی) (web page)
    • SSA: Social Security Resources in Farsi (web page)
    • uscitizenpod: Citizenship Resources for Nowruz 2018 (blog post)
    • VOA Farsi
    Urdu
    For more resources, go to
    Check back for more resources!

    Saturday, April 10, 2021

    The American Jobs Plan

     


    uscitizenpod: N-400 Section Interviews 
    USCIS 100:35. What does the President’s Cabinet do?
    ▪ advises the President

    USCIS 100:36. What are two Cabinet-level positions?
    ▪ Secretary of Agriculture
    ▪ Secretary of Commerce
    ▪ Secretary of Defense
    ▪ Secretary of Education
    ▪ Secretary of Energy
    ▪ Secretary of Health and Human Services
    ▪ Secretary of Homeland Security
    ▪ Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
    ▪ Secretary of the Interior
    ▪ Secretary of Labor
    ▪ Secretary of State
    ▪ Secretary of Transportation
    ▪ Secretary of the Treasury
    ▪ Secretary of Veterans Affairs
    ▪ Attorney General
    ▪ Vice President

    Friday, April 9, 2021

    Crossing the U.S. Border (UPDATED)

     
     

    This week on “Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren" for April 7, 2021: Crossing the U.S. Border. In this episode, we examine the challenges facing the Biden administration and a surge of migrants and asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales joins Greta to explain how the U.S. implements immigration policies. Plus, VOA Latin America Correspondent Celia Mendoza reports from the border on the diverse group of asylum-seekers, while VOA correspondents share their coverage on this topic

    VOANews: Migrants Detained at US Border Say Desperation Drives Them Surge in unaccompanied minors and family units trying to cross southern border with Mexico poses challenges for Biden administration

    VOA Learning English: News Words: SURGE

    Thursday, April 8, 2021

    Citizenship Spring Class 06

     

    Spring Citizenship Zoom Class is Tue and Thu 7:00-8:30 pm PDT

    For one-on-one interviews 6:00-7:00 pm--email Teacher Jennifer jgagliar@musd.org

    Zoom: ID: 597 738 4168, Password: 226317 
    Direct Link to the Winter Citizenship Zoom Class 

    REVIEW NIGHT!

    N-400

    Civics
    Integration
    • Maria Teresa Garcia: 27 N-400 and 27 USCIS 100 Qs for US Constitution & Citizenship Day (2011) pdf
    • Part 12 Intro Quiz (20 questions) 
    Extra

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

    Small US Border Town Attracting Attention in Immigration Debate

    VOANews: Small US Border Town Attracting Attention in Immigration Debate

    The small town of Donna, near the Texas-Mexico border, is receiving media attention in the recent immigration debate because it’s also where many migrant children and families are being processed. VOA’s Elizabeth Lee shows how the attention has affected the town’s residents. 

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    Citizenship Spring Class 05

     

    Spring Citizenship Zoom Class is Tue and Thu 7:00-8:30 pm PDT

    For one-on-one interviews 6:00-7:00 pm--email Teacher Jennifer jgagliar@musd.org

    Zoom: ID: 597 738 4168, Password: 226317 
    Direct Link to the Winter Citizenship Zoom Class 

    N-400

    • A "Common" Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (53qs, 2pgs) 
    Civics
    Integration
    • A Quick Review of the Bill of Rights and the N-400 Part 12 plus Civics Questions (2017)  pdf and mp3
    Extra