Kazi Sabbir Ahmed’s Third Practice U.S. Citizenship Interview (with better sound and subtitles)

Kazi Sabbir Ahmed’s Third Practice U.S. Citizenship Interview (with better sound and subtitles)


Raise your right hand. Do you promise to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Yes I promise. Put down your hand. What did you just promise? I promise I said everything is true. Please have a seat. Explain to me how you are eligible to become a U.S. citizen. I have a Green Card–a legal (permanent resident card)–for 5 years. Five years, okay. Can you show me your Green Card and driver’s license. Very good. What is your full name? My full name is Kazi Sabbir Ahmed. Is the name on your Green Card the same as your legal name? Yes What is your date of birth? My date of birth is July 19, 1988. What is your date of permanent residence? My permanent residence is October 23, 2013. What is your country of birth? My country of birth is Bangladesh. What is your country of nationality? My country of nationality is Bangladesh. Let me ask you about your parents. Were your mother or father U.S. citizens before your 18th birthday? No Ok, very good Let me go on to your residence. Where do you live now? Do you live in San Jose, Fremont, or Milpitas? I live in San Jose. How long have you lived in San Jose? Since when I come here. So you only have one address? No, I have two addresses, but all of them (are in) San Jose. How long have you lived at your current address? Almost three years. Who do you live now? I live with my mom. It’s only your mom and you? Yes Now I’m gonna ask you about you jobs. Where do you work? I work at a medical company. The company’s name is Olympus. How long have you bought for Olympus? Since last year. Have you worked anywhere else? Yes I do. Where did you work before that? I worked at Hertz Rental Car Service. Okay, so you work for Hertz and now you are working for Olympus. What do you do for Olympus? I do assembly. Very good. Let us continue. Have you traveled . . . Excuse me . . . I forgot to ask you: Do you go to school? Yes, I go to Milpitas Adult School. Have you gone to any other schools? In my country, not here. Good I hope you continue on to college, huh? Let us go on to your travel. Have you traveled outside the United States in the past five years? Yes. How many trips have you taken? One trip. How many total days were you outside of the United States 27 days Where did you go? I go to Bangladesh and visit my brother. When did you leave and when did you come back? I left February 6, 2018 and came back March 2, no March 4 2018. Let us continue. Are you married? No Good luck. Maybe after citizenship. Do you any children? No Have you ever claimed to be a U.S. citizen? No Have you ever voted in the United States? No Do you pay your taxes every year? Yes Do you have any back taxes? No Have you ever been declared legally incompetent? No What is legally incompetent? Legally incompetent means if we do anything bad thing, they transfer you. Not necessarily. Legally incompetent means that a doctor or lawyer says that you cannot take care of yourself . . . so some guardian must make decisions for you. This happens sometimes with crazy people or people who are old and maybe have Alzheimer’s, okay? But you do not have that problem. Have you ever . . . Do you belong to any groups or organizations? No (wrong question) Have you ever been a communist? No Have you ever been a terrorist? No Have you ever been part of a totalitarian party? No Do y’know–do you remember: What totalitarian party is? Against the government. Well, not necessarily. That’s the terrorists (or rebels who are against the gov’t) Totalitarian means that the government has total control over the people so they cannot . . . they cannot make any . . . they can’t help themselves. There’s no freedom in the country. So have you ever been part of a totalitarian government? No Have you ever tried to hurt or kill another person? No Have you ever committed genocide? No Have you ever tried to stop somebody from practicing his or her religion? No Let us continue, Have you ever had weapons training? No Were you ever in the military services in Bangladesh? No Have you participated in any military groups? No Have you ever worked in a prison or a labor camp? No Have you ever forced somebody under 15 years old to become a child soldier? No Let us continue. Have you ever been arrested? No Were you arrested in in India or Bangladesh? No You’ve never been (arrested)? No Have you ever been in jail? No Have you ever been a habitual drunkard? No What is a habitual drunkard? Everyday (you drink) too much alcohol. To be alcoholic. Have you ever sold or smuggled illegal
drugs? No Can you give me an example of of illegal drugs? Illegal drugs is heroin or cocaine. Have you ever lied to get public benefits? No Have you ever gambled illegally No Have you ever been deported? No What is deported? Deported is to be sent back to your country. Do you support the Constitution? Yes What is the Constitution? The Constitution is the law . . . The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. Do you support our form of government? Yes What is our form of government? Our form of government is the law. No, not the law, but (Our FORM of gov’t is) DEMOCRACY. So you’re thinking of the RULE OF LAW. Our government is based on the RULE OF LAW: everybody must follow the law. (Excuse me for coughing . . . I am still recovering from very serious complications with pneumonia) Are you willing to take the full Oath of Allegiance? Yes If the law requires it, are you willing to bear arms? Yes What is to bear arms? To carry a gun to help the US government. If the law requires it, are you willing to perform noncombatant services in the US Armed Forces? Yes What is noncombatant? Without gun, help the U.S. government. If the law requires it, are you willing to help in during a national emergency? Yes Do you promise everything you say is true? Yes (I ask Kazi’s Mom) Should I ask him difficult questions or easy questions? Difficult? Okay. Name the U.S. war between the North and the South. The Civil War What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?* (False start. Think first, then answer. You don’t have to answer immediately). serve on a jury Who did the United States fight in World War II? Japan, Germany, and Italy Name your U.S. representative. Ro Khanna Yeah, he’s gonna be in Milpitas tomorrow for one of his town halls (It was excellent. I went with Teacher Elsie). During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States? Communism Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in? World War II There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them. Citizens eighteen (and older) can vote. What did the Emancipation Proclamation do? freed the slaves What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?* freed the slaves What movement tried to end racial discrimination? the civil rights (movement) Are you ready for your interview tomorrow? Kazi’s Mom! Kazi passed his interview on July 5! He is so happy! www.uscitizenpod.com

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    samin tarannum

    thanks, i have 10 jully second interview ,i will passed a long ago civic test bu faild inter view ,so mam very thanks aploud this new video

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