The candidates for naturalization will be sworn in by Denise Frazier, USCIS Atlanta Region District Director. The guest speaker will be R. Blake Chisam, an Auburn alum and former senior counsel to the White House Subcommittee on Immigration.
"The USCIS mission is rooted in the vision of our founding fathers. My family, like millions of others, came to this country to pursue our dreams in a land of liberty and opportunity.” Ana Santiago, Public Affairs Officer for the USCIS Southeast Region said. “I am committed to administering our country’s immigration and naturalization laws efficiently and with fairness, honesty, and integrity."
Naturalization is the manner in which a person not born in the United States voluntarily becomes a U.S. citizen. Before you apply for naturalization, you must meet a few requirements. Depending on your situation, there are different requirements that may apply to you. General requirements for naturalization are below.
Be at least 18 years old at the time of filing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.
Be a permanent resident (have a “green card”) for at least 5 years.
Have lived within the state or USCIS district with jurisdiction over your place of residence for at least 3 months prior to the date of filing Form N-400.
Have continuous residence in the United States as a lawful permanent resident for at least 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
Be physically present in the United States for at least 30 months out of the 5 years immediately preceding the date of filing Form N-400.
Be able to read, write, and speak basic English.
Have a basic understanding of U.S. history and government (civics).
Be a person of good moral character.
Demonstrate an attachment to the principles and ideals of the U.S. Constitution.
Info from USCIS.gov