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

14 USCIS Questions in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

A "Casual" Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (40qs, 2pgs) (updated 06/12/2016)
ppt: (corrected!)
vocab pdf:

USCIS 100 Remix Quiz: Twos" 02, 12, 22, 32, 42, 52, 62, 72, 82, 92

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

A Citizenship Quiz for Kwanzaa

Today's podcast matches the seven principles of Kwanzaa with seven USCIS civics questions.

Are any of the Kwanzaa principles similar to your community's values?

What is Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa is a week long celebration (Dec 25 to Jan 1) held in the United States to honor universal African heritage and culture.

Kwanzaa is a celebration that came out of the black nationalist movement of the 1960s. It was created as a way to help African Americans reconnect with their African cultural and historical heritage.

Every night, people light a candle on a kinara (candle holder) which represent the follwing principles:

Unity, Self-determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith.


Direct download: kwanzaa.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:39am EST

Electoral College Citizenship quizzes
Part 1: U.S. Civics (10 questions)


Part 2: U.S. History (15 questions)



11. The Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution.
12. (Alexander) Hamilton
13. (George) Washington
14. 4 years
15. 435
16. 27
17. The Speaker of the House
18. The Civil War
19. Slavery
20. (Franklin) Roosevelt
21. You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
22. help with a campaign and run for office
23. resolves disputes (disagreements)
24. Obama (Jan 20, 2009-2017); Trump (Jan. 20, 2017 12:00pm EST)
25. Biden (Jan 20, 2009-2017); Pence (Jan. 20, 2017 before 12:00pm EST)

Direct download: electoral-college-quiz-2.mp3
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Electoral College Citizenship quizzes (10 questions)
Part 1: U.S. Civics pdf

Part 2: U.S. History pdf (15 questions)



1.  Congress

2.  all of the people of the state

3.  the President

4.  the Vice President

5.  because some states have more people

6.  Democratic and Republican

7.  November

8.  435

9.  100

10.  Washington D.C.


Direct download: electoral-college-quiz-1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:13am EST


In response to federal legislation about national security and immigration, the USCIS expanded the Moral Character, Acts of Violence, and Crime sections of the N-400 in 2014.  This action was taken to safe guard the basic rights of all those living in America, and to have legal recourse if a legal permanent resident or new citizen was found to have engaged in past violent crimes.


This interview and quiz explores the link between the Bill of Rights and the N-400 part 12.  This is a very detailed interview and quiz, so please download the pdf.  


Listen for and and circle the key words. 

Think about and discuss the connections that you see between each amendment of the Bill of Rights and the N-400 Part 12  questions.

After the interview, Teacher Lisa Lau will discuss the importance of the Bill of rights and how to prepare for the citizenship interview.  he will speak in Cantonese for a minute, and then will summarize her remarks in English.

For more resources about the Bill of Rights, go to

Also check out our resources for Human Rights Day

Direct download: bill-of-rights-interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:47am EST

Human Rights Day celebrates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations on December 10, 1948. The UDHR lists the 30 inalienable rights of all people as the basis of freedom, justice and peace in the world.

A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Human Rights Day (Dec. 10)

OHCHR: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UDHR has been translated into over 500 languages.

Human Rights Action Center

More Resources for Human Rights Day

Direct download: human-rights-day.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:37am EST

A Citizenship Interview recorded with Hoa Minh Quanplus more than ten Civics questions

Download the interview script:
A "Common" Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (53qs, 2pgs) (updated 06/12/2016)

Direct download: quan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

10 USCIS civics questions focusing on Recent Native American History and Legislation

For more info, go to


Direct download: native-american-quiz.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00pm EST