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USCIS to Welcome 25 New US Citizens at Old Slater Mill

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will present 25 candidates for naturalization to the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island at Old Slater Mill on Thursday. 

Magistrate Judge Lincoln D. Almond will preside and administer the Oath of Allegiance. Old Slater Mill Executive Director Lori Urso, and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien will join USCIS in welcoming the new citizens.  

The 25 citizenship candidates originate from the following 12 countries: Brazil, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, China, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ghana, India, Liberia, Pakistan, Portugal and Vietnam.

The candidates reside in the following Rhode Island cities and towns: Central Falls, Chepachet, East Providence, Lincoln, Pawtucket, Providence, Smithfield, Warwick, Westerly and Woonsocket.

To highlight the importance of U.S. citizenship, USCIS often participates in ceremonies at venues such as national parks, museums and schools to increase public awareness of the U.S. citizenship process. In fiscal year 2019, USCIS welcomed approximately 834,000 citizens during naturalization ceremonies celebrated across the United States and around the world.

USCIS encourages new citizens and guests to share their naturalization ceremony experiences and photos through social media, using the hashtag #NewUScitizen.

WHEN:

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Old Slater Mill

67 Roosevelt Ave.

Pawtucket, RI 02860

CONTACT:

USCIS Public Affairs Officer Paula Grenier, 617-543-5339, paula.m.grenier@uscis.dhs.gov. 

NOTES:

Media planning to attend are invited to come early to speak with candidates before the ceremony and should plan to be in place by 9:15 a.m.

For more information on USCIS and our programs, please visit uscis.gov or follow us on Twitter (@uscis), Instagram (/uscis), YouTube (/uscis), Facebook (/uscis) and LinkedIn (/uscis).

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