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New Citizens Take the Oath Next Week

Written by on January 24, 2019

Twenty citizenship candidates from 14 countries will take the Oath of Allegiance and become U.S. citizens next Tuesday.

Officials with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services say that this first naturalization ceremony of 2019 will take place at 3 p.m. at the courthouse in Gillette.  Immigrants taking the oath are from countries including Albania, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Morocco and Venezuela, among others. They currently live in eight different Wyoming communities, including Buffalo, Cody, and Powell.

Judge Thomas Rumpke will preside over the ceremony. The USCIS encourages new citizens and guests to share their naturalization ceremony experiences and photos through social media, using hashtag new US citizen.

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