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Know your history? Keep it to yourself if you want U.S. citizenship

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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Newly-naturalized children stand in front of patriotic images during a ceremony to officially make them American Citizens Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Last month, Pro Publica reporter Dafna Linzer, a Canadian by birth, took the test for U.S. citizenship. She found a number of mistakes in the questions and was able to pass the test only by providing answers she knew were wrong. She tells us about her experience.

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