|Governor, Peter Barton and USCIS Welcome newest CItizens|
Governor, Peter Barton and USCIS Welcome Newest U.S. Citizens in Carson City
Fourth Annual Nevada Day Naturalization Ceremony at Nevada State Capitol
RENO, Nevada —Sixty Nevada residents will become part of Nevada history on Friday, Oct. 26 at10:30 a.m., as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Gov. Brian Sandovalwelcome them as new U.S. citizens on Nevada Day, the annual celebration of Nevada statehood.
Gov. Sandoval will be the keynote speaker at this special ceremony, which will takeplace in the the historic Nevada State Capitol. During the 4th annual Nevada Day naturalization ceremony, USCIS Reno Field Director Monica Toro will administer the Oath of Allegiance. Peter Barton, division administrator with the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs will be a special guest speaker.
The soon-to-be citizens range in age from 18 to 85 and are originally from 27 countries, including Bulgaria, Canada, China, Ivory Coast, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam and the Republic of Yugoslavia.
The USCIS Reno Field Office serves the counties of Carson, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey, Washoe and White Pine. For more information on USCIS and its programs, please call (800) 375- 5283, visit www.uscis.gov, Twitter
(@uscis), YouTube (/uscis) and the USCIS blog The Beacon.