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IMMIGRATION NEWS: CIVICS TEST QUESTIONS JUST FOR YOU

THE U.S. NATURALIZATION CIVICS TEST

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Since our March Newsletter, we have provided 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. Here are the next 25 questions.

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IMMIGRATION NEWS: THREE THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

IT'S AN ELECTION YEAR: PRESIDENT OBAMA'S CINCO DE MAYO SPEECH, 2012

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At a recent Cinco de Mayo reception in the White House Rose Garden, President Obama told guests that passing the DREAM Act and "fixing our broken immigration system" were top priorities. Similar promises were made during the 2008 campaign but a Democratic controlled Senate failed to pass the DREAM Act, no immigration reform legislation was enacted and during Obama's tenure, and we have had the greatest number of deportations.

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WHY WE DON'T HAVE IMMIGRATION REFORM: ACCORDING TO DAVID AXELROD, THE TEA PARTY IS TO BLAME

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Why has the Obama Administration failed to pass comprehensive immigration reform? Well, according to Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod, the reason is quite simple: the Tea Party, which has driven mainstream Republicans so far to the right that they won't vote for immigration reform legislation in fear that they may lose future Republican primaries.

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

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In the past few months, we have been writing about the Republican and Democratic candidates' stance with respect to immigration issues. This month we close with President Barack Obama's stance on immigration.

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THE FACES OF US IMMIGRANTS

ALEJANDRO MAYORKAS, USCIS DIRECTOR

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Alejandro "Ali" Mayorkas, the current director of the USCIS, was born in Havana, Cuba on November 24, 1959. His family fled Cuba in 1960, entering the United States as refugees and settling in California.

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RECIPES FROM THE MELTING POT

SCONES, A BRITISH DELIGHT

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Ingredients:

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup white sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup milk

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QUOTE OF THE MONTH

"We asked for workers. We got people instead."

- Max Frisch, Swiss Playwright and Novelist