Tuesday, November 20, 2018

African Immigrant Balancing Family, US Air Force

Because of the poor air quality, Milpitas Schools cancelled classes this week. Classes will resume Monday 11/26. See you on Tuesday 11/27 5:45 pm.  Happy Thanksgiving!

VOANews: African Immigrant Balancing Family, US Air Force

Immigrants have always been a vital part of the U.S. military. VOA’s Arzouma Kompaore has the story of an Air Force Captain from Cameroon who is using her career as a motivational speaker to help women find balance in their personal and professional lives.
Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/4665973.html

Read her book: Memoirs of a Working Mother: Fighting for Balance, Managing Expectations and Channeling Love by Linda Arrey

USCIS 100:53. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen?
▪ give up loyalty to other countries
▪ defend the Constitution and laws of the United States
▪ obey the laws of the United States
▪ serve in the U.S. military (if needed)
▪ serve (do important work for) the nation (if needed)
▪ be loyal to the United States

USCIS 100:55. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
▪ vote
▪ join a political party
▪ help with a campaign
▪ join a civic group
▪ join a community group
▪ give an elected official your opinion on an issue
▪ call Senators and Representatives
▪ publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
▪ run for office
▪ write to a newspaper

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