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  • Guam! Jul 12, 2018
    Today we talk to Annie Marie Rivera Montes, who is a native of Guam and a teacher (retired) of the Chamorro culture. Guam is a territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean. It is the westernmost point (in terms of jurisdiction) and ...
  • Linda Chen talks about PASSING her US Citizenship Interview Jun 15, 2018
    Linda Chen talks about studying for, going to, and PASSING her US Citizenship Interview. At the end of the interview, she gives tips in Mandarin and Taiwanese. Listen to all three of Linda's practice interviews: A Casual Citizenship Interview with...
  • Citizenship Interview with Osman Nejat (Kabul, Afghanistan) May 29, 2018
    A short citizenship interview with "examiner" with Osman Nejat (Kabul, Afghanistan), the Citizenship and GED/HiSET teacher from New Haven Adult School.  After the interview, Teacher Osman reflects on being bi-lingual and bi-cultural in A...
  • Citizenship Interview with Nahil Ireiqat (Jerusalem) May 24, 2018
    In honor of Ramadan, my fellow teacher, Nahil Ireiqat (Jerusalem), asks questions based N-400 Application for Naturalization and requests further explanation for Part 12 vocabulary. You can follow along at: A “Regular” Citizenship Inte...
  • San Diego Citizenship Interview with Teacher Thu Ha Nguyen May 9, 2018
    In this interview, I interview Teacher Thu Ha Nguyen about her online citizenship course that she developed for the San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) which is the adult education division of the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD). Th...
  • Milpitas Adult School Open House Citizenship Interview with Chris Norwood Apr 30, 2018
    Part 1: Chris Norwood, Vice-President of the MUSD School Board of Trustees, conducts a mock Citizenship Interviews with Teacher Jennifer Part 2: Chris Norwood, Vice-President of the MUSD School Board of Trustees, talks about the Milpitas Unified S...
  • Adult Education Matters Interview Part 2 Apr 14, 2018
    An interview with Principal Giuliana Brahim of Milpitas Adult Education. First, you will hear basic 25 question interview based on the USCIS N-400. Then, Principal Giuliana describes Milpitas Adult Education and Corrections programs and the future...
  • Adult Education Matters Interview Part 1 Apr 14, 2018
    An interview with Principal Giuliana Brahim of Milpitas Adult Education. First, you will hear a simple, 10 question interview twice: once with single words answers, and the second time Principal Giuliana answers the questions in complete sentences...
  • A U.S. Citizenship Quiz for Easter Apr 1, 2018
    Today's quiz pairs ten citizenship questions with ten American Christians from the western Catholic and Protestant traditions: Bartolomé de las Casas Sojourner Truth Aimee Semple McPherson Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin Bishop Fulton Sheen Mo...
  • 2018 Spring U.S. Citizenship Interview with Pari Akbari, Iran Mar 19, 2018
    Happy Spring! Before we begin today's interview, I encourage you to visit the updated uscis.gov homepage. Of particular note are their self-service tools under the Tool header. You can easily file your N-400 online, check your case status, check a...
  • Eight Outstanding Americans by Choice for International Women’s Day! Mar 6, 2018
    From 2006-2017, USCIS gave the Outstanding Americans by Choice Award to naturalized citizens who have made significant contributions to both their community and their adopted country, America. We continue this tradition with a quiz honoring eight ...
  • 2018 Lunar New Year Citizenship Interview Feb 22, 2018
    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 ...
  • Presidents' Day Quiz Feb 19, 2018
    Over 40 USCIS Civics and History Questions about our Presidents Download the PDFs: Presidents’ Day Quiz 2011 Part A: Washington and Lincolnhttp://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/pres-quiz-2011-a.pdf  Presidents’ Day Quiz 2011 Part...
  • 15 USCIS History Questions in Honor of African-American History Month Feb 12, 2018
    Happy African-American History Month! During the month of February, US Citizenship Podcast explores the connection between the African American History and the USCIS Citizenship Interview THIS EPISODE INCLUDES A BONUS PDF! This quiz is a companion...
  • A US Citizenship Interview for African-American History Month 2018 Feb 6, 2018
    Happy African-American History Month! During the month of February, US Citizenship Podcast explores the connection between the African American History and the USCIS Citizenship Interview. Our first interview is a re-edit of a Citizenship intervie...
  • Don't let any day go by without studying Citizenship! Jan 28, 2018
    Last year, I am released a free pdf "Mix-and-Match U.S. Citizenship Interviews and Quizzes." which contained 20 practice interview scripts based on the N-400 and 40 civics quizzes based on the USCIS Civics questions http://eepurl.com/c30oVz P...
  • USCIS and the Government Shutdown Jan 20, 2018
    In this episode, we talk about USCIS, the Government shutdown,and how to contact your federal government representatives. The Government Shutdown does not affect Citizenship services. The USCIS will continue to process USCIS Form N-400 Application...
  • The USCIS N-400 and Fee Waivers Jan 13, 2018
    Recently I have received several questions about the new N-400 Online application and fee waivers. Question: Can I apply for citizenship online (N-400) with fee waiver (I-912) or fee reduction (I-942)? Answer: At this time, you cannot apply for ci...
  • Intro to the USCIS Online N-400 Application for Naturalization Dec 29, 2017
    Applicants can file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization online through their USCIS online account. When they use the interactive Form N-400, applicants will see questions, alerts, and notifications specific to the answers they provide while...
  • Edwin Cornejo's Citizenship Interview Dec 16, 2017
      Every week, we bring you practice interviews, quizzes, resources, and the latest news that help you get ready for your US citizenship interview. GREAT NEWS! You can now file you N-400 online at https://myaccount.uscis.dhs.gov/. I will also ...