CENTENNIAL, Colorado—A diverse group of 60 area residents representing 25 countries will take the Oath of Allegiance July 2 and become U.S. citizens during a special naturalization ceremony commemorating Independence Day.
The Honorable Christine M. Habas, U.S. Denver Court Judge will administer the Oath during a special session of the United States District Court, as well as deliver the keynote address. This is the final swearing-in ceremony for Judge Habas as she is stepping down from the court.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Supervisory Immigration Service Officer Chris Sondag will deliver congratulatory remarks during the ceremony, one of many special naturalization ceremonies being held throughout the Nation to commemorate America’s 236th birthday.
This ceremony is part of USCIS’ annual celebration of Independence Day. More than 4,000 candidates will become citizens at approximately 45 ceremonies across the country and around the world beginning June 28 and continuing through July 4, and into the following week.
The celebration will include special ceremonies at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia; Comerica Park in Detroit; the National World War II Museum in New Orleans; the USS Constitution in Charlestown, Mass.; Kandahar Air Force Base, Afghanistan; Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida; the Ambassador’s Residence in Tegucigalpa, Honduras; and aboard the USS Midway Museum in San Diego.
WHO The Honorable Christine M. Habas, U.S. Denver District Court Judge
Chris Sondag, USCIS Supervisory Immigration Officer
WHEN: Monday, July 2, 2012, at 2 p.m.
WHERE: USCIS Building
12484 E. Weaver Place
Centennial, Colorado 80111
CONTACT: Maria Elena Garcia-Upson. USCIS Public Affairs Officer
972-893-5548 (office) or 214-208-7765 (mobile)