100 to Become US Citizens Friday at Wichita State
Joe Denoyer - November 16, 2021 3:54 pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. District Court of Kansas will welcome 100 new U.S. citizens Friday at Wichita State University. Magistrate Judge Gwynne Birzer will preside, and a clerk of the court will administer the Oath of Allegiance.
The citizenship candidates, taking the Oath just in time to observe their first Thanksgiving as new U.S. citizens, originate from 33 countries: Australia, Barbados, Burma, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Congo (Kinshasa), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Ukraine and Vietnam.
The citizenship candidates live in Andover, Colwich, Derby, Dodge City, Fowler, Garden City, Hays, Hugoton, Hutchinson, Liberal, Lyons, McPherson, Newton, Parsons, Rose Hill, Salina, Sublette, Tribune, Valley Center and Wichita.