IN THIS ISSUE
IMMIGRATION NEWS: CIVICS TEST QUESTIONS JUST FOR YOU
THE U.S. NATURALIZATION CIVICS TEST
In the next 4 months, we will provide you with 25 questions per month from the U.S. Naturalization civics test. The actual civics test is NOT a multiple-choice test. The civics test is an oral test. During your naturalization interview, you will be asked up to 10 questions from the list of 100 questions. You must answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly to pass the civics portion of the naturalization test.
IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT
EB-5 PROGRAM TO END?
The Immigrant Investor Program, also known as "EB-5," was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by immigrant investors by creating a new commercial enterprise or investing in a troubled business. There are 10,000 EB-5 immigrant visas available annually. In 1992, an additional 3,000 EB-5 visas are>>Read More
SILICON VALLEY FUNDING DREAMS
In a recent article by Miriam Jordan from the Wall Street Journal, she writes that a group of Silicon Valley technology leaders, who have grown impatient with all the attempts by various legislative bodies to rewrite immigration laws, have decided to financially help undocumented youths attend college, find jobs and stay in the country despite their illegal status. The group includes>>Read More
MITT ROMNEY AND RICK SANTORUM
In the next few months, we will be writing about where the Republican and Democratic candidates stand with respect to immigration issues. We will try to present their viewpoints on the road to the Republican and Democratic National Convention. The first two candidates will be Republicans Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.>>Read More
THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS
AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, AN IRISH-AMERICAN SCULPTOR
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, born on March 1, 1848 in Dublin, Ireland, was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who most embodied the ideals of the "American Renaissance". Raised in New York City, he traveled to Europe for further training and artistic study, and then returned to major critical success in the design of monuments commemorating heroes of the American Civil War,>>Read More
RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT
IRISH SODA BREAD, A ST. PATRICK'S DAY FAVORITE
5 cups sifted all-purpose unbleached flour
QUOTE OF THE MONTH
"America's growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn't seem to have anything to do with America's growth rate is a brutal work schedule."
- Fareed Zakaria, American Journalist