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Today’s Video: Civics Smarts

A recent study found that over one-third of U.S.-born respondents would fail the civics section of the citizenship exam. Even though 97% of immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship pass the test, 75% of those surveyed didn't know what the judicial branch did and 63% couldn't name one of the senators from their own state.Would you be able to pass the U.S. citizenship test? Test your skills along with these university students via The Daily Californian: Video Source - YouTube via thedailycalOnline Sources - TIME.
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Born In The USA, Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 years ago)

Serwer explains the consequences of repealing birthright citizenship - more undocumented immigrants: The Migration Policy Institute recently did a study that found without birthright citizenship repeal, the number of undocumented im... Read Post

Bob Kerrey: Becoming Aware of Civic Unawareness

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (2 years ago)

Civic education is vital in preparing students for the responsibilities and obligations of democratic citizenship. But a third of native-born American citizens fail the history and civics exam administered to immigrants who are seek... Read Post

Survey: One in Three Americans Would Fail Citizenship Test

News : NewsFeed (2 years ago)

A survey conducted by the Center for the Study of the American Dream at Xavier University found that about a third of citizens would fail the civics portion of the standard test given to immigrants applying for citizenship. Over 1,0... Read Post


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