Please 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 do you promise? I promise to tell the truth. Good. Thank you. Please sit down. Explain how you are eligible to become a U.S. citizen. I have been a permanent resident for three years. and I have been married to a U.S. citizen for three years. How long has he (your husband) been a citizen? My husband lives here for ten years. (**He must be a U.S. citizen for more than 3 years and live in the U.S. for more than 10 years). What is your full name? My full name is Thi Nhung Phan. When were you born? March 21, 1991 Where were you born? Vietnam What is your date of permanent residence? August 24, 2016 What is your nationality? Vietnam Where do you live now? Do you live in Milpitas, San Jose, or Fremont? I live in Milpitas. Who do you live with? I live with I live with my husband and my husband’s family. With your mother-in-law and father-in-law? Yes How do you make your living? I work. Where do you work? I work at Her Beauty Lounge in San Mateo. What is your job? I’m a manicurist. Okay, very good. Have you traveled outside the United States in the past 5 years? Yes When did you leave and when did you return? I left October 4, 2017 I returned on November 3, 2017 How many trips did you take? Just one trip. Where did you go? I went to Vietnam and Australia. Australia? Very nice! Someday I will go to Australia and Vietnam. Are you married? Yes I am. What is your husband’s name? My husband’s name is Nhan Le. He is an American citizen. Is that correct? Yes When did you get married? August 12, 2015 Do you have any children? No Have you ever claimed to be a U.S. citizen? No Have you ever failed to file your taxes? No Have you ever been declared legally incompetent? No Do you belong to any groups or organizations? No Have you ever been a member of the Communist Party? No What is communism? The government of China, Vietnam, Korea, and Cuba. Not South Korea. North Korea (correct). Have you ever been a terrorist? No What is terrorism? Terrorism is the people who use violence to attack the government or someone. Have you ever sold or given weapons to another person? No Have you ever received any military training? No Have you ever been arrested or committed a crime? No Have you ever sold or smuggled illegal drugs or narcotics? No Have you ever helped anyone enter the United States illegally? No Have you ever been deported? No What is “deported”? Deported is to make someone leave a country. Yes, to make someone leave the country. Do you support the Constitution and the form of government of the US? Yes What is the Constitution? The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. Are you willing to take the full Oath Of Allegiance to the US government? Yes If the law requires it, are you willing to bear arms in the US armed forces? Yes What is “bear arms?” “Bear arms” means to carry weapon to protect the country. Are you willing to perform non-combatant services for the US armed forces? Yes What is “non-combatant”? “Non-combatant” is a person who works in the army without (using a) weapon. Are you willing to help the government during a national emergency? Yes Do you promise that everything you said is true? Yes Can you please sign your name? And print your name. Okay now I’m going to ask you ten (USCIS Civics and History) questions. If you get six correct, we’ll continue, okay? What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did? freed the slaves (Emancipation Proclamation) Who did the United States fight in World War II? Can you say it again? Sure. Who did the United States fight in World War II? Franklin Roosevelt (incorrect) This one is about FIGHT. This one is . . . Japan, Germany, and Italy Name one American Indian tribe in the United States. Blackfeet What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution? the Bill of Rights What movement tried to end racial discrimination? civil rights movement There are thirteen original states. Name three. New York, New Jersey and New Hampshire Who does a U.S. senator represent? Can you say again? Sure. Who does a U.S. senator represent? all people of the state Very good. You passed the civics. Now I’m going to give you . . .
I’m going to ask you to read something. And then I’m going to ask you to write something, okay? Yes Can you read this one? Yes What is the capital of the United States? I want you to write . . . (Write the dictated sentence) Can you say it again? (The officer can repeat the sentence two times). Okay very good. So how do you spell . . . W A S H I N G T O N D. C. (Washington D.C.) C A P I T A L (capital) U N I T I (incorrect) D Wait, again. U N I T E D S T A T E S Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States. Very good! How do you feel? I’m so nervous!!! My heart . . . Why? Don’t be nervous! Congratulations! I think you’re ready for your interview! Thank you so much! www.uscitizenpod.com