October 6, 2022

USCIS to Welcome 150 New US Citizens at United Wireless Arena


Dodge City, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. District Court of Kansas will welcome 150 new U.S. citizens Tuesday at United Wireless Arena. Chief Judge
Eric F. Melgren will administer the Oath of Allegiance. Oscar Gonzales, the Department of Agriculture assistant secretary for administration, will deliver congratulatory remarks.


The citizenship candidates originate from 31 countries: Albania, Belize, Brazil, Burma, Canada, China, Congo (Kinshasa), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Laos, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, Ukraine, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vietnam.


The citizenship candidates live in Arkansas City, Bird City, Colby, Conway Springs, Dodge City, Elkhart, Garden City, Goodland, Great Bend, Hays, Holcomb, Hugoton, Ingalls, Johnson, Kingman, Lakin, Liberal, Montezuma, Moscow, Park City, Rose Hill, Saint John, Satanta, Scott City, Spearville, Tribune, Ulysses, Wellington and Wichita.


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