US Citizenship Podcast
Listen to mock Citizenship interviews, quizzes, and news about becoming a new United States citizen.

During Presidents' Week, check out uscitizenpod.com every day for NEW Citizenship multiple-choice quiz PDFs based on the N-400 Application for Naturalization plus 10 civics questions.


You can find more Citizenship Resources for Presidents' Day at https://goo.gl/lRbi4Z including our NEWEST PODCAST: Carol Lin (Taipei, Taiwan) (Presidents' Day 2017) mp3: https://goo.gl/aZtRK8

Direct download: 2017-pres-day-interview-iraq.pdf
Category:documents -- posted at: 2:34am EST

During Presidents' Week, check out check www.uscitizenpod.com every day for NEW Citizenship multiple choice quiz PDFs based on the N-400 application for Naturalization plus 10 civics questions.

Feb 20: Citizenship Interview Quiz for Presidents’ Week 2017: Hushang Ansary (Iran)

You can find more Citizenship Resources for Presidents' Day at https://goo.gl/lRbi4Z  including our NEWEST PODCAST: Carol Lin (Taipei, Taiwan) (Presidents' Day 2017)
mp3: https://goo.gl/aZtRK8

 

Direct download: 2017-pres-day-interview-iran.pdf
Category:documents -- posted at: 7:55pm EST

Carol's interview is based on

A “Typical” Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (4 pages)

You can find more scripts, vocabulary, and pptx at the US Citizenship Podcast N-400 Pdfs Page http://goo.gl/2aOS5m 

Also check www.uscitizenpod.com every day during Presidents' Week for NEW Citizenship multiple choice quizzes based on the N-400 application for Naturalization plus 10 civics questions.

Direct download: 2017-presidents-day.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EST

New Citizenship and Civil Rights Resources

uscitizenpod: Citizenship Resources for African-American History Month and in African Languages 

uscitizenspod: Citizenship Resources for Presidents' Day


uscitizenpod: A Presidential Valentine's Day Citizenship Quiz

 

ACLU: What to do if you are an immigrant stopped by law enforcement agents

No matter your immigration status, you have rights when you interact with immigration agents or the police. Print and share these cards in your communities.

English | Arabic | Chinese | French | Korean
Somali | Spanish | Urdu | Vietnamese

There are also videos of available at https://www.youtube.com/user/acluvideos/videos

I have also blogged about civil rights resources at uscitizenpod.com:

Direct download: 2017-new-resources.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:57am EST

Happy New Year! Happy New US Citizen! Here Is our second citizenship quiz in honor of the Lunar New Year.

pdf: A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of the Lunar New Year Part 2 https://goo.gl/qZ84CK

Video: A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of the Lunar New Year Part 2 https://youtu.be/ttx2XhoMLHE

Citizenship Resources for Lunar New Year
https://goo.gl/lhq7j3

 

Questions and Answers

1. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? (22)
two (2)

2. Name your U.S. Representative. (23)
Answers will vary. Go to www.house.gov  For San Jose/Milpitas: Ro Khanna

3. What does the judicial branch do? (37)
decides if a law goes against the Constitution

4. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now? (47)
Paul Ryan

5. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
]Women and men can vote.]

6. What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
freedom of assembly
freedom of religion (worship)

7. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen? (53)
defend the Constitution and laws of the United States

8. What is one reason colonists came to America? (58)
escape persecution

9. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.* (78)
Vietnam War

10. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?*
worked for equality for all Americans

Extra credit: Name your city’s mayor.

 

Direct download: 2017-lunar-new-year.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:09am EST

Happy New Year! Happy New US Citizen! Here Is our second citizenship quiz in honor of the Lunar New Year.

pdf: A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of the Lunar New Year Part 2 https://goo.gl/qZ84CK

Citizenship Resources for Lunar New Year
https://goo.gl/lhq7j3

 

Questions and Answers

1. We elect a U.S. Representative for how many years? (22)
two (2)

2. Name your U.S. Representative. (23)
Answers will vary. Go to www.house.gov

3. What does the judicial branch do? (37)
reviews laws
explains laws
resolves disputes (disagreements)
decides if a law goes against the Constitution

4. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now? (47)
Paul Ryan

5. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote).
You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote.)
A male citizen of any race (can vote).

6. What are two rights of everyone living in the United States?
freedom of expression
freedom of speech
freedom of assembly
freedom to petition the government
freedom of religion
the right to bear arms

7. What is one promise you make when you become a United States citizen? (53)
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

8. What is one reason colonists came to America? (58)
freedom
political liberty
religious freedom
economic opportunity
practice their religion
escape persecution

9. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s.* (78)
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
(Persian) Gulf War

10. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?*
fought for civil rights
worked for equality for all Americans

Extra credit: Name your city’s mayor.


Photo sources:

David Wu:
http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/oregon-congressman-david-wu-to-resign/

 

Stephanie Murphy:
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CwyW8xNUUAAoSpp.jpg

 

Thomas Tang: http://www.law2.arizona.edu/alumni/Newsletters/jun102015_files/c82c16e5-024a-4682-8bf9-73d809673ea4.png

 

Ted Lieu: http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc.com/resources/img/editorial/2016/02/25/103419776-5ED3-SOTS-TedLieu-022516.600x400.jpg

 

A Chinese American woman voting in New York, 1912. New York Public Library, 733568F
https://www.nwhm.org/media/category/exhibits/chinese/voting.jpg

 

Xiong Yan:
https://static01.nyt.com/images/2015/04/18/world/17sino-yan/17sino-yan-tmagArticle.jpg


http://www1.voanews.com/chinese/news/china/XIONG-YAN-64-20100603-95574994.html

 

Lan Diep
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/01/25/san-jose-captain-america-councilman-takes-oath-while-holding-shield/

 

Bishop Dominic Luong
http://www.americamagazine.org/content/all-things/forty-years-after-saigon-interview-bishop-dominic-luong

 

Maya Lin
http://tariqalitv.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Ep24-Maya-Lin.png

 

Wong Chin Foo
http://firstchineseamerican.com/images/Figure%2015.jpg

 

Richard Tran
http://i0.wp.com/www.nguoi-viet.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/14468165_693661434124690_128378842246779627_o.jpg

 

 

 

Direct download: A_Citizenship_Quiz_in_Honor_of_the_Lunar_New_Year_Part_2.mp4
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Beginning Citizenship Interview Quiz based on the N-400 Plus Updates to the USCIS Civics Questions: 20, 23, 28, 29, 43, 46 and more!
Quiz pdf: https://goo.gl/985Th9 


Based on uscitizenpod’s N-400 Beginning Interview (1 pg, 10qs) (updated 04/18/2016)

Quiz answers

1 b. Van Nam Nguyen
2 b. January 28, 1961
3 d. Vietnam
4 a. 89 S. Main, Milpitas, CA 95035
5 d. Yes, I work.
6 d. Yes, I have taken 2 trips to VN.
7 a. Yes, I am married.
8 c. Yes, I have 3 children.
9 b. No, never.
10 d. Yes, I support the Constitution
11 b. Kamala Harris (or other)
12 c. Ro Khanna (or other)
13 a. Donald Trump
14 b. Mike Pence
15 a. Secretary of Education; c. Secretary of State
16 c. John Roberts
17 a. Jerry Brown (or other)
18 d. Republican
19 d. Paul Ryan
20 d. Washington, D.C.

Direct download: 2017-beginning-interview-quiz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54am EST

14 USCIS Questions in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pdf: https://goo.gl/hjCZFE


This quiz matches 14 USCIS civics questions with speeches and events from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who worked for equality for all Americans and for all those who thirst for peace and justice throughout the world.

Check out our Citizenship Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr Day
https://goo.gl/cAH6mS

Direct download: 2017-mlk-quiz.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:00am EST

A Casual Citizenship Interview with Mrs Chen (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

After the interview, Mrs Chen and I talk about the Taiwanese language and the importance of passing on our language and heritage to our children.

You can dowload pdfs of the interview and quiz at uscitizenpod.com

A "Casual" Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (40qs, 2pgs) (updated 06/12/2016)
pdf: http://goo.gl/3tQWXw
ppt: https://goo.gl/pctBRb (corrected!)
vocab pdf: https://goo.gl/kaekRV

USCIS 100 Remix Quiz: Twos" 02, 12, 22, 32, 42, 52, 62, 72, 82, 92
http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/q02s.pdf

Direct download: 2017-casual-interview.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm EST

Is your goal to become an American citizen?  Study up by listening to this mock citizenship interview between Officer Michaelson and Gabby from Norway. 

You can download the script and practice with friends and family

  • USCIS Civics Remix "Ones" 01, 11, 21, 31, 41, 51, 61, 71, 81, 91
Direct download: 2017-new-year-interview.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33am EST