New Readers Press Study Guide for Tricky Vocabulary in Part 12 of the N-400

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August 16, 2021

USCIS examiners should not be testing English by asking for definitions of words in Part 12, because these advanced legal terms are not “words in ordinary usage.” Nevertheless, students are reporting that they have been asked to explain the meaning of words in Part 12, and have failed when they were unable to do so. The matter has been causing students a lot of anxiety lately.