MORRISTOWN, N.J. —U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the naturalization of 37 new citizens from 23 countries at a ceremony at Washington’s Headquarters Museum in Morristown, NJ on Friday, April 13. The ceremony will be led by John Thompson, USCIS Newark District Director.
The 37 citizenship candidates originate from the following 23 countries: Afghanistan, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Cote D’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kosovo, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Slovakia, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, and Ukraine.
The candidate from Brazil will be available for interview with Portuguese-language press.
In Fiscal Year 2011, USCIS naturalized more than 690,000 people.
John E. Thompson, District Director—Newark, USCIS
Jill A. Hawk, Superintendent— Morristown National Historical Park
Harry Carpenter, President— Washington Association of New Jersey
Randi Borgen, Field Office Director—Newark, USCIS
Friday, April 13, 2012, 12:30 p.m.
Washington’s Headquarters Museum
30 Washington Place
Media Relations Manager, USCIS
For planning purposes, media attending the ceremony are requested to RSVP to
Katie Tichacek at 212-264-5098 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, April 12th at 5 p.m