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Title: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: KenInUtah on February 19, 2020, 03:43:39 AM
Well, it's almost over!  Yesterday the wife passed her Naturalization interview and civics test!  4 years and 5 months after her arrival, all that is left is the Oath of Allegiance!  One more vote for Trump come November!
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Faux Pas on February 19, 2020, 04:53:03 AM
Congrats!  :clapping:
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Gator on February 19, 2020, 07:36:51 AM
Way to go! 

Trump has her vote.  How about Mitt? 
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: GQBlues on February 19, 2020, 07:55:32 AM
Thatís awesome Ken! Exciting times for you AND for her! Cherish it!

Congratulations!
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Maxx2 on February 19, 2020, 11:27:07 AM
Great to hear!
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: msmob on February 19, 2020, 02:04:21 PM
Well, it's almost over!  Yesterday the wife passed her Naturalization interview and civics test!  4 years and 5 months after her arrival, all that is left is the Oath of Allegiance!  One more vote for Trump come November!

Em, congratulations on your good lady qualifying to be a citizen...

Just not sure your telling everyone you'll be voting for 'Trampu' will look good in a few years  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Brillynt on February 21, 2020, 07:03:54 AM
Em, congratulations on your good lady qualifying to be a citizen...

Just not sure your telling everyone you'll be voting for 'Trampu' will look good in a few years  :rolleyes:

Better then being a remoaner voter.  :deadhorse:
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Brillynt on February 21, 2020, 07:05:10 AM
Congrats Ken!
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Faux Pas on February 21, 2020, 07:10:41 AM
Em, congratulations on your good lady qualifying to be a citizen...

Just not sure your telling everyone you'll be voting for 'Trampu' will look good in a few years  :rolleyes:

Moobs will attempt to suck the life or joy out of anything. No matter what he says always do/think the opposite.

Congrats again Ken!
Title: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: 2tallbill on February 21, 2020, 07:36:54 AM
Well, it's almost over!  Yesterday the wife passed her Naturalization interview and civics test!  4 years and 5 months after her arrival, all that is left is the Oath of Allegiance!  One more vote for Trump come November!

Very cool Ken, congratulations!

http://youtu.be/hT94urc-MVw

 
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: 2tallbill on February 21, 2020, 07:38:59 AM
civics test!

Do you have a study guide or recommendation of how
to study for it? Angel Eyes needs to do this soon.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: ML on February 21, 2020, 08:56:10 AM
Do you have a study guide or recommendation of how
to study for it? Angel Eyes needs to do this soon.

Big Bill, here are the 100 questions that they draw from.

http://tinyurl.com/kmlslwk (http://tinyurl.com/kmlslwk)

Ochka first read through, then each day I asked her 10 questions.
We went through the complete list about 3-4 times, including me asking her the entire 100 questions during the drive to the test.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: GQBlues on February 21, 2020, 11:14:01 AM
...
http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Office%20of%20Citizenship/Citizenship%20Resource%20Center%20Site/Publications/100q.pdf (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Office%20of%20Citizenship/Citizenship%20Resource%20Center%20Site/Publications/100q.pdf)


Fascinating. It's been decades since my civic test and the study guide I remember having to rely on is nowhere near as 'easy' as this. It was a small pamphlet that wasn't structured like this, but more a comprehensive reading material. It was available in numerous languages, too.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: ML on February 21, 2020, 11:29:19 AM
The comprehensive pamphlets are also available and furnished by government.

The 100 question format is designed, hopefully, to insure that no one fails.
i.e. The question data base is finite.

Even worse . . . I once saw a documentary on the training program for our military men and women who are going to man the underground missile facilities and push the final buttons.

They had to take multiple choice tests, and the instructor was giving them advice on how to make 'best guesses' to questions they didn't know the answer to !!!

Gave me a nice warm feeling . . . especially when I figured our people were the best trained of all.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: GQBlues on February 21, 2020, 02:16:24 PM
IMHO, I am resigned to believe no one fails the civic test. I no longer think they aim to fail people with these tests, but rather have people 'study' as a way to bring American consciousness unto those who aspire to become US citizens.

I studied hard prior to my test out of fear of failing and not become an American citizen.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: whynotme on February 21, 2020, 08:31:26 PM
Do you have a study guide or recommendation of how
to study for it? Angel Eyes needs to do this soon.
Anything to study there? ;D The only thing she needs - to remember the dates out of the US, places she lived, names of senators and congressmen from your state. Almost all other questions are from the first school grade. Did it couple months ago.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: GQBlues on February 22, 2020, 07:32:10 AM
Anything to study there? ;D The only thing she needs - to remember the dates out of the US, places she lived, names of senators and congressmen from your state. Almost all other questions are from the first school grade. Did it couple months ago.

Congratulations are in order then!

  :applause:
Title: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: 2tallbill on February 22, 2020, 11:01:18 AM
Anything to study there? ;D The only thing she needs - to remember the dates out of the US, places she lived, names of senators and congressmen from your state. Almost all other questions are from the first school grade. Did it couple months ago.

It's very easy for me, I've gone online and taken practice tests.

Congratulations to you !

Udachi!


Bill

Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: ML on February 22, 2020, 11:36:54 AM
Anything to study there? ;D The only thing she needs - to remember the dates out of the US, places she lived, names of senators and congressmen from your state. Almost all other questions are from the first school grade. Did it couple months ago.

This is a completely false posting; and actually ridiculous.
You are confusing answers to questions in application (dates out of US, places you have lived) with questions on citizenship test (senators, congressmen).
No one learns info related to the questions on citizenship test in first grade, no matter where you were in first grade, but certainly not while living in FSU.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: whynotme on February 22, 2020, 08:21:39 PM
This is a completely false posting; and actually ridiculous.
You are confusing answers to questions in application (dates out of US, places you have lived) with questions on citizenship test (senators, congressmen).
No one learns info related to the questions on citizenship test in first grade, no matter where you were in first grade, but certainly not while living in FSU.
I have no idea how old you was when you studied this >>>> who was the first US President,who lived in America before the Europeans arrived, what ocean is on the West Coast of the United States, etc...  very complicated questions. Judging by your posts, you can never boast of your level of education. In Russia, Boston tea party and the Civil War are in 6th grade history program.

The only question not from the first grade was who is the Speaker of the House... but after years on RWD  :P it's not a problem.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: BillyB on February 22, 2020, 10:58:25 PM
No need to be as smart as a 1st grader. 5 yo Kindergarten Girl in the video in link below named Donald Trump as the current president. Amazing! If a 5 yo can do it, anybody can that's trying for citizenship. She also named in order 45 presidents within 45 seconds.

http://tinyurl.com/rvoc592
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: KenInUtah on February 23, 2020, 06:23:16 AM
Trump has her vote.  How about Mitt?

We left Utah a few years ago.  In Tennessee now.  Mitt it a RINO.  I have as much respect for him as I do McCain - NONE

As for the test, yes there are some easy questions on there like the ones mentioned above.  Those were not asked.  The questions she got were:
1) Who was one of the writers of the Federalist Papers?
2) Name a US territory
3) What was one thing Ben Franklin was known for?
4) What is the "Rule of Law"?
5) What did the Emincipation Proclimation do?
6) Who is the Father of our Country?

She got all six right so she didnt get anymore but I'd bet out of those six questions, most Natural born citizens get  only 3 or 4 right.  The test isnt hard but not simple either.

Yes, people fail.  One of the people there with us did fail (or at least I assume she did because she came out with tears in her eyes).

As for getting the study guide, USCIS sent us one after her biometrics appointment.  Go on YouTube though and watch some of the "mock interviews".  The questions reviewing the N-400 ARE ASKED and are probably more unnerviving than the civics test.

BTW - the sentence she had to write for the writing test was easy..."Flag Day is in June"
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: 2tallbill on February 24, 2020, 08:24:15 AM
Big Bill, here are the 100 questions that they draw from.

Thank you ML, we will do the same.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: GQBlues on February 24, 2020, 08:56:55 AM
Ö.
She got all six right so she didnt get anymore but I'd bet out of those six questions, most Natural born citizens get  only 3 or 4 right.

I won't be surprised, if so. Most natural born doesn't have the same 'need or even 'urgency' for awareness of US history or government structure as do all immigrants entering to earn their citizenship grant.

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Yes, people fail.  One of the people there with us did fail (or at least I assume she did because she came out with tears in her eyes).

That, I haven't seen, or heard about, and I've been with a lot of folks who eventually became citizens like myself over the decades. I often wondered.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: ML on February 24, 2020, 09:26:32 AM

Yes, people fail.  One of the people there with us did fail (or at least I assume she did because she came out with tears in her eyes).

One person did fail when we were there also.

She said the question asked was:  Who did John Kennedy have sex with in the White House?

She was sure she was right when replying:  Monica Lewinski.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: KenInUtah on July 18, 2020, 01:24:39 PM
FINALLY!  Coronavirus delayed everything so we finally got the Naturalization Ceremony notice yesterday.  July 31st!  All in all it will have been just short of 5 years from her landing in LAX to becoming a citizen!
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: msmob on July 19, 2020, 12:43:55 AM
Congratulations !

Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: BC on July 19, 2020, 12:56:43 AM
Oh.. what a nice read to begin the day!

Sincere congrats to your wife and a hearty back thump to you Ken!
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: BillyB on July 19, 2020, 09:48:15 AM

Congrats to Mrs. KenInUtah!!! What do you guys have planned to celebrate her citizenship? Please don't tell me you're going to celebrate by joining the riots in Salt Lake City.
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: calmissile on July 19, 2020, 06:40:02 PM
Congratulations Ken
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: Gator on July 20, 2020, 08:18:45 AM
 

Five years.  That seems long, yet it soon will be completed.  Congratulations. 

At our ceremony. the county had set up a table to register the new citizens as voters.   No waiting other than to complete a short form.   
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: CaptB on August 08, 2020, 02:28:36 AM
Hey guys........congratulations !!!!!!!!!! This really isn't the beginning........after 5 years together.....I think you have a real taste of life here in the US.
Almost 5 years together is a real good start.


Capt B
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: 2tallbill on August 09, 2020, 12:19:17 PM
FINALLY!  Coronavirus delayed everything so we finally got the Naturalization Ceremony notice yesterday.  July 31st!  All in all it will have been just short of 5 years from her landing in LAX to becoming a citizen!


Hurray!!!

(http://i.giphy.com/media/26tOZ42Mg6pbTUPHW/giphy.webp)
Title: Re: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: tfcrew on August 09, 2020, 08:53:40 PM
Many adult born in the USA folks can't even score 5 in that 100 Q & A civics test.
Title: WE DID IT!!!
Post by: 2tallbill on August 10, 2020, 08:24:36 AM
Many adult born in the USA folks can't even score 5 in that 100 Q & A civics test.

http://youtu.be/c1J8uX9_-Bg