Tips for answering citizenship questions

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Are you eligible to apply for US citizenship? Thousands of new Americans are eligible, but they worry about answering the citizenship questions.

The US government plans to raise the application fee by more than $500 this year. If you or someone you know wants to become a citizen, applying soon will save hundreds of dollars. But maybe you are worried about all the citizenship questions. Here are some tools to help you answer the questions on the form and in the interview.

Answering citizenship questions on the N-400 form

We always suggest that people get professional help with the N-400 form because any mistakes can cause your application to be refused. But we know not everyone can do that, so we made a page about how to fill out the N-400 form. You will find tips, videos, and links to some other organizations that help immigrants, penaberên, and asylum seekers:

Citizenshipworks helps you to fill in the N-400 form – this free and trusted website will guide you through the application.

See the N-400 form translated in many languages – the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) has translations for the N-400 in Chinese, Îspanyolî, Hindî, Koreyî, Arabic and other languages.

You can download a copy of the N-400 form with helpful notes – this copy of the N-400 has useful notes to help you fill in your own form.

Answering hemkomarî questions in the interview

You will do well in your citizenship interview if you are prepared. Yekem, find out what questions you will be asked in your interview.

Questions about you and your form

During the citizenship interview, efserê Xuyaye ku agahîya we rast û dirust e. The interviewer will look at your N400 form and ask many questions about it. He or she may ask you the meaning of a question, or even the meaning of one word. Make sure you understand the meaning of the N400 questions.

Questions about civics

In your citizenship interview, you will be asked about American government, dîrok, coxrafya, and what it means to be a good citizen. The USCIS Officer will ask you up to 10 of the 100 civics questions. You must give a correct spoken answer to 6 derve ji 10 questions to pass this part of the test.

USAHello offers a free online citizenship preparation class to get you ready for the civics test. You can also read and download the 100 civics test questions and answers in your own language.

Find more information on USAHello about preparing for citizenship.

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