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March Theme: Civics Idea Sharing


DEVELOPMENT READING
http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/briefs/elcivics.html
http://www.civicyouth.org/PopUps/WorkingPapers/WP06Kirlin.pdf
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/citizenship

DISCUSSION

  • ‍Click on the Comment Tab above to post responses to the following question:
  • How could you apply the activites from the professional reading websites in your Civics instruction?

Naturalization Process

Technology Integration ideas and activities:


http://www.dshs.wa.gov/manuals/eaz/sections/CitizenshipAndAlienStatus/citizengenelig.shtml

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/citizenship

http://www.passcitizenshipexam.com/

http://www.tinkerbellchime.com/

http://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/U.S._Citizenship/U.S._Citizenship.html

https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do

http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/citizenship/

https://www.casas.org/training-and-support/casas-peer-communities/california-accountability/el-civics

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

http://www.elcivics.com/

http://www.passcitizenshipexam.com/writingTest1/test.html


NEW
https://www.icivics.org/games

Forms USCIS

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=d9e2728c2a6ac310VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=fe529c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD

ELL and Civics:

https://www.ixl.com/social-studies/grade-8


CIET students have published articles on civics issues in “The Change Agent: An Adult Education Magazine for Social Justice”: http://changeagent.nelrc.org/

Citizenship Test:


http://www.cambridge.org/us/esl/venturesadulted/venturesarcade/index.html

Educator’s Guide to Immigration


Immigration and Nationality Act
https://www.uscis.gov/laws/immigration-and-nationality-act

Department of State
Visa information
https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/frequently-asked-questions/what-is-a-u-s-visa.html
B1/B2 Visitor Visa: Business and Pleasure
https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/VisaFlyer_B1B2%20March%202015.pdf
Variety of Non-immigrant and Immigrant Visas
https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/general/all-visa-categories.html
F1/M1 Student Visas
https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/study-exchange/student.html

USCIS Students and Employment
https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/students-and-exchange-visitors/students-and-employment

Student Dependent Visa Limitations
https://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/dependents

How do I petition for my family? (Family-Sponsored Preference Cases)
https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin/2016/visa-bulletin-for-may-2016.html

How do I sponsor an employee for US permanent resident status? (Employment-Based)
https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Resources/E2en.pdf

Refugees
https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/refugees-asylum/refugees

Information about Asylum, including can an Asylee work?
https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/refugees-asylum/asylum

How to file for permanent residence if you are a battered spouse, child & parent
https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/battered-spouse-children-parents

Citizenship through Naturalization
https://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/citizenship-through-naturalization

Naturalization for Spouses of U.S. Citizens
https://www.uscis.gov/us-citizenship/citizenship-through-naturalization/naturalization-spouses-us-citizens