.The exam currently asks applicants 10 randomly generated questions from a list of 100. The questions focus on three subjects: American government, American history and integrated civics, which includes American geography, symbols and holidays. Applicants for U.S. citizenship must get at least six out of the 10 questions correct to pass the test. Acting USCIS Director Ken Cuccinelli says the changes are not part of an effort to restrict success rates.The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it is revising the test to ensure that “it continues to serve as an accurate measure of a naturalization applicant’s civics knowledge.”
A naturalization ceremony
In a statement, the USCIS said it had formed a naturalization test revision working group in December 2018 with “members from across the agency.” Last year, more than 750,000 people were naturalized. President Donald Trump has implemented several changes in an effort to implement his immigration and citizenship policies.Trump announced also he “would sign an executive order to obtain data about the U.S. citizenship and noncitizenship status of everyone living in the United States.” He proposed a new immigration system that would be “merit-based” and prioritize high-skilled immigrants.