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IMMIGRATION NEWS: CIVICS TEST QUESTIONS JUST FOR YOU

THE U.S. NATURALIZATION CIVICS TEST

Joaquin Luna

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.
Begin the test

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IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

EB-5 PROGRAM TO END?

Immigration Process

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

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SILICON VALLEY FUNDING DREAMS

US Citizenship

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

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MITT ROMNEY AND RICK SANTORUM

Barack Obama

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.

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THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS

AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, AN IRISH-AMERICAN SCULPTOR

Santa Claus

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,

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RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT

IRISH SODA BREAD, A ST. PATRICK'S DAY FAVORITE

Chocolate Caliente

Ingredients:

5 cups sifted all-purpose unbleached flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 pound (1 stick) butter

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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


 

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