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Naturalization Ceremony

JunJune 14 2024

5:00pm - 6:00pm Somerset County Courthouse

20 N Bridge Street, Somerville, NJ

We are proud to host a naturalization ceremony every year to welcome new American citizens in Somerset County.

2024 Ceremony

Location: This event will be held outdoors on the courthouse steps. If it rains, we will move to the Commissioners Meeting Room in the Somerset County Administration Building, located at 20 Grove Street (3rd Floor).

Master of Ceremonies
John E. Thompson USCIS District Director
Newark, NJ

Star-Spangled Banner
Performed by Lisa Puccio Kobin

Opening Remarks
Roger Vroom, Council President
Somerville, NJ

Presentation of Candidates
John E Thompson

Administration of Oath
Ya-Mei Chen, Field Office Director
New Jersey Central Field Office

Pledge of Allegiance and Congratulatory Remarks
Adelina Bogan-Pelican, Exalted Ruler
Somerville Elks Lodge #1068

Keynote Remarks
Brian G. Gallagher, Mayor
Somerville, NJ

Certificate Presentation
USCIS District Director John E. Thompson

Closing Remarks
Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director
Somerset County

Gift Bags
Courtesy of Downtown Somerville Alliance Inc. and the Somerville Department of Public Works

New citizens

We welcome the new U.S. citizens from the following countries:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Haiti
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Mexico
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
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