USCIS to welcome 35 new citizens at Christ the King School

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USCIS to welcome 35 new citizens at Christ the King School

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 9:24am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will present 35 citizenship candidates to the Honorable Colleen A Brown, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the US District Court for the District of Vermont, at a ceremony to be held at Christ the King School in Rutland Wednesday. The Honorable Judge Brown will preside over this special venue ceremony and will deliver the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens.

The 35 citizenship candidates originate from the following 13 countries: Bhutan, Burma, Canada, People’s Republic of China, Germany, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Poland, Somalia, and Sweden.

Welcoming remarks will be provided by Sarah Fortier, Principal, Christ the King School and Mount Saint Joseph’s Academy.  There will be special musical performances by Christ the King School students.

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

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Wednesday, November, 15, 2017 at at 1 p.m.


Christ the King School

60 Main Street

Rutland, VT



Paula Grenier, Public Affairs Officer, USCIS at 617-565-9410 or




  • For planning purposes, media planning to attend are requested to RSVP to
  • Media should arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow for set-up or earlier if wish to interview citizenship candidates before the ceremony.
  • Media attending must check-in at the main office of the school


Source: USCIS