Immigration Fact of the Week July 5

naturalization ceremonyQuestion:

What is the naturalization ceremony?


The naturalization ceremony is where you to take the Oath of Allegiance and receive your certificate of naturalization.

The process of becoming a U.S. citizen ends at the naturalization ceremony. The are two types of naturalization ceremonies: the judicial ceremony where the court administers the Oath of Allegiance to a group of new citizens and the administrative ceremony where USCIS administers the Oath of Allegiance. The administrative ceremony is perfect or immigrants who chose to take the Oath of Allegiance on the day of their interview.

New citizens can request to have their naturalization ceremony on a special day. Across the country on July 4th, thousands of immigrants celebrate Independence Day by becoming U.S. citizens in a mass naturalization ceremony.

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