Saturday, July 24, 2021

Everyday Grammar: Making Sense of Demonyms - Country Nouns


  • USCIS 100:8. What did the Declaration of Independence do?
  • USCIS 100:59. Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived?
  • USCIS 100:60. What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves?
  • USCIS 100:61. Why did the colonists fight the British?
  • USCIS 100:72. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1800s.
  • USCIS 100:78. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.*
  • USCIS 100:81. Who did the United States fight in World War II?
  • USCIS 100:87. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States.
  • USCIS 100:91. Name one U.S. territory.
  • USCIS 100:92. Name one state that borders Canada.
  • 93. USCIS 100:Name one state that borders Mexico.

Friday, July 23, 2021

Celebrating the Tokyo Olympics


The Olympic and Paralympic Games bring the world together in sport and remind us of our shared humanity. We join our nation in wishing #TeamUSA the best of luck as they compete in the #TokyoOlympics. #SportsDiplomacy

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Promoting Naturalization

On July 2, 2021, USCIS released a new report: A Quick Review of the USCIS Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization. Dr. Patricia Hernandez and Teacher Jennifer Gagliardi do a quick review of the plan and look forward to it's implementation.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Summer Citizenship Lesson 14


uscitizenpod: A "Typical" Interview

Topic: US Citizenship Class with Teacher Jennifer, US Citizenship Podcast


  • US Constitution Quick Quiz (picture vocabulary) pdf
  • USCIS: The Executive Branch beginning
  • USCIS: The Executive Branch intermediate
  • The Presidency videos

Monday, July 19, 2021

Summer Citizenship Lesson 13


Topic: US Citizenship Class with Teacher Jennifer, US Citizenship Podcast


  • USCIS: Your Government and You beginning 
  • Government Basics videos
  • Typical Interview Quiz
  • California State pdf
  • Citizenship Interview Quiz for Tasanee Rungteranoon pdf 

Sunday, July 18, 2021

2021 Naturalization Ceremony at the Seattle Center


Seattle Center hosts the 36th Annual Naturalization Ceremony, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 2nd, and invites the public to observe livestream as The Honorable Ricardo S. Martinez, Chief U.S. District Judge, swears in 60 candidates as new citizens of the United States of America. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services District 41 Director Anne Corsano will present the candidates at this event which reaffirms the meaning of United States citizenship. It is an important day for the new citizens, who come from diverse cultures across the globe, to make the United States–and Seattle–their new home. Seattle Center will also be re-broadcasting the livestream on July 4th at 12 p.m.