DHS cancels Trump-era citizenship test, goes back to Bush test
26 Février, 2021, 14:15 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
In the new exam the number of questions increased to 20 and you have to answer 12 correctly. This change is a response to President Joe Biden's Executive Order, "Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration System", that directed a review of the naturalization process to eliminate barriers to the process.
The Biden administration has ejected a new test system for U.S. citizenship introduced by former President Trump on December 1, and the full system of questions and citizenship will be in place from March 1, according to USCIS.
In a bid to eliminate barriers and make the path to U.S. citizenship more accessible to all eligible candidates, the Biden administration has scrapped the citizenship test introduced by the Trump regime.
The move is the latest by the new Biden administration to wipe away Trump-era immigration changes and delivers yet another victory to activists who'd called for a clean-slate approach.
In the old exam, the agency posed 10 questions, of which the immigrant had to answer 6 correctly.
Content. The 2020 test expanded the pool of possible questions from 100 to approximately 128.
The 2008 civics test was thoroughly developed over a multi-year period with the input of more than 150 organizations, which included English as a second language experts, educators, and historians, and was piloted before its implementation. Many commented that there was no advance notice before the implementation of the 2020 civic test, which raised concerns about the limited time available for the study.
The civics test is administered to applicants who apply for USA citizenship through naturalization and is one of the statutory requirements for naturalizing.
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The Citizenship test This is one of the basic tests of the naturalization process.
He added: "This is the typical argument of leftist advocates, many of whom would actually prefer that naturalization applicants not be tested at all".
Mr. Law said scrapping the new test was an insult to the career staffers who wrote the new test. It will now revert to the earlier 2008 civics test module.
"This was an all aboveboard process, this was not politically driven to deny an otherwise eligible applicant from naturalization", Mr. Law said.
"Should the backlogs get worse, many applicants won't be able to get an interview or test until months from now".
Applicants for naturalization have two opportunities to pass the English Language Proficiency and Citizenship Examination.
On July 19, 2019, USCIS announced it was revising the naturalization civics test "to ensure it continues to serve as an accurate measure of a naturalization applicant's civics knowledge and that it reflects best practices in adult education assessments".
The Immigration Service announced Monday New test for citizenship, Which came into force on December 1, and re-implemented the old selection approved in 2008.
In a letter released February 22, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) revised its guidelines on the U.S. citizenship test implemented just under three months ago.
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