Sunday, December 9, 2018

What Is the US Senate?

VOANews: What Is the US Senate?

USCIS 100:16. Who makes federal laws?
▪ Congress
▪ Senate and House (of Representatives)
▪ (U.S. or national) legislature

USCIS 100:17. What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?*
▪ the Senate and House (of Representatives)

USCIS 100:18. How many U.S. Senators are there?
▪ one hundred (100)

USCIS 100:19. We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
▪ six (6)

USCIS 100:20. Who is one of your state’s U.S. Senators now?*
▪ Answers will vary. [District of Columbia residents and residents of U.S. territories should answer that D.C. (or the territory where the applicant lives) has no U.S. Senators.]

USCIS 100:24. Who does a U.S. Senator represent?
▪ all people of the state

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