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Borough hosts naturalization ceremony

Posted on June 16, 2023


Somerville NJ

The Borough of Somerville, in coordination with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is hosting a Naturalization Ceremony, at 5 pm, on Friday, June 16, at the Somerset County Administration Building (20 Grove Street). Please note the location change, due to the weather forecast calling for rain.

MASTER OF CEREMONIES
John E. Thompson, USCIS District Director, Newark, NJ

NATIONAL ANTHEM
Lisa Puccio Kobin, Performer

OPENING REMARKS
Dennis Sullivan, Mayor of Somerville

CALL OF COUNTRIES AND PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR CITIZENSHIP
John E. Thompson, USCIS District Director, Newark, NJ

ADMINISTRATION OF THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE
Ya-Mei Chen, Field Office Director, New Jersey Central Field Office, Cranbury, New Jersey

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & CONGRATULATORY REMARKS
Kevin J. Storms, Exalted Ruler, Somerville Elks Lodge #1068

AUDIO MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

KEYNOTE REMARKS
NJ State Senator Andrew Zwicker, 16th Legislative District

Closing Remarks
Somerset County Commissioner Deputy Director Douglas Singleterry

God Bless America
Lisa Puccio Kobin, Performer

PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATES

Gift Bags
Courtesy of the Somerville Department of Public Works and DAR (NJ Daughters of the American Revolution)

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