national archivesA citizenship ceremony is scheduled for 10am today, December 15, 2009, at the National Archives in Washington D.C. in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom.  Thirty-five citizenship applicants from 23 countries will take the oath of allegiance and become citizens today. The annual citizenship ceremony is co-sponsored by DC’s US District Court and USCIS.  Family and friends of the applicants, as well as citizenship attorneys, government officials and Hon. Royce Lamberth of the US District Court for DC will be in attendance.

These newest US citizens chose to immigrate to the US from all over the world and hail from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Morocco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

Do you meet the US citizenship requirements but have not yet applied? Read 10 Reasons to Apply for Citizenship to learn why you may be putting your green card at risk. Citizenship attorneys can help determine if applying for citizenship is right for you. For a free consult, call 800.989.6842 and speak with a citizenship attorney today!