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ACCESS/USCIS Naturalization Ceremony for New U.S. Citizens

posted on: Mar 18, 2010

300 Individuals will be sworn in as new U.S. citizens on March 26, at Bint Jbail Cultural Center, 6220 Miller Road, Dearborn.

At 9 a.m., a reception will be held for the new citizens, their families and friends. At 10 a.m., Judge John Corbett O’Meara, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, will administer the Oath of Allegiance to some 300 individuals from dozens of nations, who will then receive their Certificates of Naturalization, officially becoming U.S. citizens.

This ceremony is being hosted by ACCESS and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

USCIS, a part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will secure America’s promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system. For further information, please visit www.uscis.gov.

ACCESS is a human services organization committed to the development of the Arab American community and the greater community in all aspects of economic and cultural life. ACCESS helps low-income families, as well as newly arrived immigrants adapt to life in America. Its goal is to foster a greater understanding of Arab culture in the U.S. and in the Arab World. ACCESS provides a wide range of social, mental health, educational, artistic, employment, legal, and medical services, and is dedicated to empowering people to lead more informed, productive, and fulfilling lives. For more information, please visit www.accesscommunity.org.