Hello. I am Officer Jennifer. I will be interviewing you today. Why are you here today? I want to become a US citizen. Why do you want to become a US citizen? I love freedom. What do you miss about your old country? I miss my mother-in-law. Are you ready?
Do you have any questions before we begin? Please stand up. Raise your right hand. Do you promise to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth? Yes, I do. Put down your hand. What did you just promise? I promised to tell the truth. Please sit down. Thank you. Explain how you are eligible to become a US Citizen. I am 55 years old and I have been a Legal Permanent Resident for 6 years. Show me your Green Card, your Drivers License, (your Starbucks card 😉 (Passport, or State-issued Photo ID.) What is your current legal name? My current legal name is Tu Thi Nguyen. Spell your last name. N-G-U-Y-E-N Is the name on your Green Card the same as your current legal name? Yes, the name is the same. What is your date of birth? My date of birth is October 7, 1960. What date did you become a legal
permanent resident (USLPR)? October 2, 2010. Is your country of birth Vietnam? Yes Is your country of nationality Vietnam? Yes Are you requesting any accommodations
or exemptions? Can you speak (say) it again? Yes. Are you requesting any accommodations (because of a physical disability) or exemptions (because of age)? No. Do you live in San Jose or Milpitas? I live in San Jose. And how long have you lived in San Jose? I live here for six years. Have you lived anywhere else besides San Jose? No How do you support yourself? I work go to work. Where do you work? I work for Home Support Services. I take care of my Mom. How old is your mother? My mother is 80 years old Have you taken any trips outside the United States in the past five years? Yes , I have. How many total days? I go to…I left the United States 71 days. Tell me about your last trip. When did you leave? When did you come back? I left on October 27, 2015. I returned on November 24, 2015. Where did where did you go? I go (went) to Vietnam. Do you have one trip or two trips? Two trips. Let me ask you about your marital status: What is your current marital status? I am married. How many times have you been married? One time. What is the name of your husband? My husband’s name is Tri Ho. What is the date of your marriage? September 17 1983 Is he an American citizen? Not yet. Do you have any children? Yes, I have. How many children? I have three children. Are (were) they born here or in Vietnam? They born in Vietnam. Have you ever claimed to be a US citizen? No. Have you ever voted in any US elections? No. Do you have any title of nobility in a foreign country? No. Have you been declared legally incompetent? No. Have you ever failed to file your taxes? No. Do you owe any taxes? No. Do you belong to any groups or organizations? No. Have you ever been a member of the
Communist party? No. What is Communism? Communism is no human rights, no freedom. It is the government of Vietnam, China, North Korea, and Cuba. Have you ever been a terrorist? No. What is a terrorist? Terroist is bad people who kill others. Have you ever advocated the overthrow of any government by either force or violence? No. Have you ever persecuted anyone because of race, religion, national origin, (member of any particular social group, or opinion)? No. Have you ever been participated in genocide? No. What is genocide? Kill many people. Have you ever tortured someone? No. Have you ever killed anyone? No. Have you ever stopped someone from practicing his or her religion? No. Have you ever participated in a military unit, rebel group, or army? No. Have you ever been a member of a gang? No. Have you ever been arrested or committed a crime? No. What is crime? Crime is to break the law. Have you ever been a habitual drunkard? No. What is a habitual drunkard? Some person drinks a lot of alcohol and sets sick. Have you ever been a prostitute? No. What is a prostitute? A prostitute (sells) sex for money. Have you ever sold or smuggled illegal drugs or narcotics? No. What are illegal drugs or narcotics. Illegal drugs is (are) cocaine…heroin. Do you have two husbands at the same time? No. Did you marry someone to get your immigration benefit? No. Have you ever helped anyone enter the U.S. illegally? No. Have you ever gambled illegally? No. What is illegal gambling? Illegal gambling is play cards and no pay tax to the government. Do you pay your taxes every year? Yes! Sorry. Excuse me. Have you ever lied to the US government to get public benefits? No. Have you ever been deported? No. What is deported? Deported is the government kicks you out of the country. Have you ever served in the US Armed Forces? No. Do you support US Constitution? Yes. What is the Constitution? The Constitution (is) the supreme court–ah…the supreme LAW of the land. Do you support the US form of government? Yes. What is the US form of government? What do you remember? What kind of government do we have? The House….the Senate and the House of Representatives. Okay so that is democracy. Do you understand the full Oath of Allegiance? Yes. What is Oath? Oath is a promise What is allegiance? Allegiance is to be loyal to the United States. Do you promise to be loyal to the United States? Yes. If the law requires it, are you willing to bear arms in the US Army? Yes. What is “to bear arms”? Bear arms (is) carry a gun to protect the United States. Are you willing to perform non-combatant services for the United States Army? Yes What is “non-combatant”? Non-combatant (is) I will help the Army without using a weapon. No weapon. Are you willing to help the government during a notional emergency? Yes! Now I’m going to give you ten (civics) questions. if you get six correct, I’m going to stop. Name one problem that led to the Civil War. ……..ssssssss……..Please, again. Name one problem that led to the Civil War. ………………. Think about the Civil War. Civil War what is one problem that left the Civil War? Okay, that’s okay. Next one: What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? the Bill of Rights If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President? the Speaker of the House Who is the Commander in Chief of the military? The president What are two ways Americans can participate in their democracy? Vote (in a federal election)….join a community group. What are two parts of the US Congress? The Senate and the House of Representatives. What did Martin Luther King Jr. do? Fought for civil rights. Giỏi! Pass! Thank you so much!