Please 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 promise? I promised to tell the truth. Good. Please sit down. Explain how you are eligible to become a
U.S. citizen. I have a Green Card for 5 years What is your legal name? Derek What is the date of your permanent residence? September 4th, 2012 What is your marital status? I’m single Do you have any children? no have you ever claimed to be
a US citizen? No Have you ever been declared legally incompetent? No Have you ever called yourself a non-us resident on a tax form? No. Are you a member of any groups or organizations? Yes. What group do you belong to? The church What church do you go to? Cupertino Church Cupertino Church? Very good Have you ever been a member of a
totalitarian party? No Have you ever intentionally hurt or killed another person? No. Have you ever been a member of a military group? No. Were you in the Army in China? No Have you ever been charged with committing a crime? No Have you ever married someone to get a Green Card? No Have you ever lied to the US government? No. Have you ever been deported? No Do you support the Constitution and the
government of the United States? Yes What is the Constitution? The Constitution is the Supreme Law of the land. Are you willing to take the full Oath of Allegiance? Yes if the law, requires it are you willing to bear arms in the US Army? Yes What is bear arms? Use a weapon to take care of (protect) the Army (the United States). Are you willing to perform noncombatant services in the US Army? Yes What is noncombatant? Noncomabatant is use… without a … to protect the United States So do you use a gun or don’t use a gun? You do you don’t use a gun. And so you are there to protect or to
take care of the US Army, correct? Right Ok, good. Are you willing to help the government during a national emergency? Yes Do you promise everything that you said is true? Yes That is interview series D practice 3 Now we’re going to talk about
the quiz for civics: Name One of Several Possible Answers What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment? Speech Name one branch or part of the US
government Congress What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful? Checks and balances Who is one of your state US senators now? Jerry Brown (no-!) (phone rings) No problem (During the citizenship interview NO CELL PHONE!) Again, who is one of your state US senators now? Dianne…Dianne Feinstein Our governor is Jerry Brown and our senator is Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris We’re lucky to have good senators. Under our Constitution some powers belong to the federal government What is one power the federal government? The federal government? Print money. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them. 18 and older can vote. Can women and men can vote, too? Yes. We learned that tonight. Name one right only for United States citizens. Name one right for a CITIZEN? Vote (in a federal election). Name one responsibility that is only for US citizen. Vote (in a federal election) What is one promise you make when you become a U.S. citizen? Be LOYAL to the the United States. Dictation? Oh, no pencil. Happy New Year, Derek! Happy New Year! How do you say Happy New Year in Chinese? 新年快樂!!!!!!!!!!!! New Year, New Citizen! www.uscitizenpod.com I PASS!!!